America’s College Drop-Out Epidemic
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America’s College Drop-Out Epidemic

Understanding the College Drop-Out Population

Posted: Feb. 4, 2014
Author(s): Erin Dunlop Velez
Organization(s): AIR, American Institutes for Research, CALDER, NATIONAL CENTER for ANALYSIS of LONGITUDINAL DATA in EDUCATION RESEARCH

Some students who are on track to a four-year degree may increase their chances of success by starting at a community college, contends a new paper from the American Institutes of Research. The paper’s findings say this is especially true for students who are the first in their families to attend college.

America's College Drop-Out Epidemic