We All Need to Be Data People
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Archie P. Cubarrubia, The Chronicle of Higher Education
More colleges are making real efforts to improve student success, including flipping classrooms, expanding student-support services, and increasing course availability through innovative delivery methods.
Despite this work, too many students, particularly those who are low income, are not graduating on time—or even graduating at all.
One reason is the fact that few people at colleges know how to make sense of institutional, state, and federal data. More important, even fewer know how to use it effectively.