Hardwiring Student Success

Building Disciplines for Retention and Timely Graduation

Federal Focus on Success, Not Just Access

The Obama administration is committing unprecedented federal funding to regain America’s standing as the world leader in college attainment by 2020. Some gains will be made through expanded access to non-traditional populations and increased enrollment of adult learners; however, the majority of this shortfall will need to be met by improving the completion rates of those already enrolled. Community colleges will play an important role in meeting this goal by aiming to produce an additional five million graduates in the next decade.

Federal Focus on Success, Not Just Access

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Retention and Student Success Suddently in the Spotlight

Some States Beginning to Experiment with "Pay for Performance"