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National graduation rate hits a new high

Oct 18, 2016
More students finish high school, but college readiness lags.
More than 83 percent of high school seniors finished on time last year, according to new data.
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Colleges tap big data to help students stay in school

Jul 20, 2016
Civitas Learning unveils surprising findings about who's most likely to drop out.
Universities are using data to decipher why some students drop out.
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A fraction of community college students get their BA

Jan 20, 2016
A new study says while most students hope to transfer and finish their degree, very few do.

College completion rates fall again

Nov 17, 2015
After college enrollment swelled during the recession, graduation rates dropped.

Harsh cuts don't fix Chicago's school budget

Aug 14, 2015
It's a billion dollars short, and the district's debt is piling up.