Posts tagged: Graduation rates - Diverse

Researchers Look to Census Data for Keys to Improving Educational Outcomes

by Monica Levitan | June 25, 2017
A new report examines racial inequity in education and offers recommendations based off of rese [...] Read more

Low-income, Minority Students Lag in High School Grad Rates

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | May 3, 2017
  WASHINGTON — Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority student [...] Read more

Expert: 3-pronged Approach Key to Closing Black-White Graduation Gap

by Catherine Morris | March 1, 2017
According to Dr. Andrew H. Nichols, The Education Trust’s director of higher education resear [...] Read more

Achieving the Dream Promotes 7 Principles to Help Students Succeed

by Jamal Eric Watson | February 22, 2017
Several thousand educators from nearly 265 community colleges throughout the nation are meeting [...] Read more

Study: Big Data Helps Struggling College Students Graduate

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | February 19, 2017
WASHINGTON — Getting through college isn’t easy, and it can be even harder for low-income a [...] Read more

Fraud by Globe University Leaves Broken Dreams, Big Debt

by Associated Press | February 5, 2017
WOODBURY, Minn. — Some students who were victims of fraud by Globe University and the Minneso [...] Read more

Scholars: New NCAA Academic Policy Won’t Benefit Have-nots

| January 23, 2017
A new NCAA policy encourages academic achievement, but some schools may be left out. [...] Read more

Keys to Redefining Student Success

by Jamillah Moore | December 14, 2016
While society widely accepts the importance and value of higher education as a public good, few [...] Read more

Graduation Rate Gap Persists for Black, White Bowl Football Players

by Catherine Morris | December 5, 2016
A new report shows a 19 percent gap in the graduation rate of Black and White bowl-bound, NCAA [...] Read more

Viewing Black Male Students as Princes, not Problems

by Ronald W. Whitaker, II and Adriel A. Hilton |
Despite the litany of studies that highlight the so-called “achievement gap,” we believe th [...] Read more

Reclaiming Heritage Pays Off for Miami University’s Native American Students

by Lois Elfman | November 22, 2016
A program at Miami University in Ohio offering language and cultural revitalization for members [...] Read more

Mississippi Initiative to Help Former College Students Finish Degrees

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | November 17, 2016
JACKSON, Miss. —Leaders of Mississippi’s universities and community colleges say as many as [...] Read more

Report Underscores Racial, Class Disparities in College Degree Attainment

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 27, 2016
The figures the clearinghouse released Thursday reveal a stark reality that frustrates efforts [...] Read more

South Africa’s Universities Described as Inefficient

by Associated Press | October 25, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― A South African official is describing the country’s protest-hit universitie [...] Read more

U.S. Policy Makers Urged to Act on Degree Attainment Lag

by Catherine Morris | October 23, 2016
Although the U.S. was the first nation to offer universal high school to all students, American [...] Read more