Monday, June 4, 2018

Getting to the line

...After six years, fewer than half of first-time, full-time Pell recipients receive a bachelors degree at the school where they first enrolled...

Some school systems have been able to buck this trend: of the 1,566 institutions studied, 242 reported higher grad rates for their Pell students.

The University of California system is a good example, with UCLA, UC San Diego and UC Irvine leading the way. UCLA boasts an 88 percent graduation rate for its Pell recipients, and 85 percent of Pell students graduate from UC San Diego and UC Irvine...

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