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Document Number: 8281

Spaces Between Numbers: Getting International Data on Higher Education Straight - This research report reveals that U.S. graduation rates remain comparable to those of other developed countries despite news stories about our nation losing its global competitiveness because of slipping college graduation rates. The difference: The United States measures its attainment rates by "institution" while other developed nations measure their graduation rates by "system." (Clifford Adelman, Institute for Higher Education Policy, November 2009)...

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