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Document Number: 8748

The Progress of Education Reform: Investing in College Completion PDF - This issue of The Progress of Education Reform summarizes recent research that may challenge conventional wisdom on how and where public resources for postsecondary education should be dedicated in an effort to increase college completion rates. Questions to be examined include: 1) How did changes in enrollments and the allocation of resources result in declining college completion rates in the United States? 2) Does shifting enrollments to community colleges save money in the long run? and 3) Can investments in student services rather than instruction increase college completion? (Bruce Vandal, Education Commission of the States, August 2010)...
Author: Bruce Vandal
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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