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Kentucky’s AppHarvest seeks to create high-tech greenhouse jobs in coal country

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 […]

Bill and Melinda Gates have spent billions on US education — but they are not yet satisfied with the results

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

The shocking thing about D.C.'s schools scandal — and why it has national significance

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…

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Historically black colleges and universities struggle with rock-bottom graduation rates.

It’s The Poverty, Stupid! Turnbull’s Record Uni Drop Out Rate Is All About The Numbers, Says Hanson-Young

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

Federal audit finds problems with California's graduation rate calculations

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...

On Campus: It’s Hard to Study if You’re Hungry

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Half of all college students struggle with food insecurity, which is closely linked to lower graduation rates.

Indiana HS graduation rate fell to 87.2 percent in 2017

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 »

Canadian universities with the highest (and lowest) graduation rates

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

Fake Diplomas

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

Study: Graduation rate for bowl-bound football players is up

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 gets upgraded

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 »

Syracuse Faculty Attribute 92% Bar Pass Rate To Requiring Nine Courses For Students With GPAs

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,...

College students make the most after attending these California schools

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.

Cal State trustees face budget challenges amid efforts to lift graduation rates

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...

Downloadable Dataset of Pell Recipient Graduation Rates

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

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