The unemployment rate in Pike County, Kentucky is 8.7 percent. Kentucky-born Jonathan Webb graduated from University of Kentucky with an opportunity to go into coal sales — Kentucky is the third largest coal producing state, but turned it down in favor of pursuing a career path that promoted sustainability. After working with the U.S. Army to implement renewable power […]
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funneled billions in funding toward improving US education and raising public high school graduation rates. In Bill and Melinda's annual letter, Bill writes that schools around the country are...Show More Summary
One high school has dramatically boosted graduation rates in just three years.
Policymakers and education reformers, in the District and across the nation, chose to believe the “miracle” narrative — schools that saw graduation rates jump dramatically in a short period of time — while ignoring the warning signs that were there all along.
DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Historically black colleges and universities struggle with rock-bottom graduation rates.
The Turnbull Government’s slashing of the higher education budget will impact disproportionately on poorer students, writes Senator Sarah Hanson-Young. This year, 10,000 high school graduates could be denied a place at university, thanks to the Turnbull Government’s budget cuts. Show More Summary
Every year, the California Department of Education and many of its school districts boast about record-high graduation rates. But a federal audit raises questions about the accuracy of the local and statewide numbers. The report by the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Inspector General, released...
Half of all college students struggle with food insecurity, which is closely linked to lower graduation rates.
Indiana's high school graduation rate fell last year to 87.2 percent. The rate released Friday by the Indiana Department of Education compared with a graduation rate of 89.1 percent in … Click to Continue »
At Queen's, nearly 90% of students finish their degree. But at other schools, the completion rate is less than half. How does your university compare? The post Canadian universities with the highest (and lowest) graduation rates appeared first on Macleans.ca.
We can only imagine the amount of money being stolen, hand-over-fist, at these diploma mills: A Southwest Side City Colleges campus artificially doubled its graduation rate by awarding nearly 300 diplomas to aspiring electricians asShow More Summary
A study of bowl-bound FBS schools found that academic progress for all students has continued and the gap between white and black football players on making progress to graduation has improved
Missouri's only unaccredited school district has been upgraded following improvement in student achievement and graduation rates. The State Board of Education decided Friday to grant provisional accreditation to the Normandy … Click to Continue »
The Daily Orange, Professors: First-year Curriculum May be Reason for Improved College of Law’s Bar Exam Pass Rate: About 92 percent of Syracuse University College of Law graduates passed the state bar exam this summer, the university recently announced, marking a two-decade high pass rate. Seven years ago, in 2010,...
How better soft skills might boost low college persistence and employment rates.
The U.S. Department of Education offers an online fact-finding tool called the College Scorecard, which lets prospective students filter schools by state and region, as well as rank them by graduation rate and cost.
About 7,000 more students graduated from Cal State this year than last, and the more than 98,700 earning undergraduate degrees was the highest ever in a single academic year, administrators said. Cal State has vowed to lift its four-year graduation rate to 40% by 2025. Over the last decade, the...
Earlier this week, my blog post summarizing new data on Pell Grant recipients’ graduation rates at four-year colleges was released through the Brookings Institution’s Brown Center Chalkboard blog. I have since received several questions...Show More Summary