Online Learning Update

October 29, 2018

Do we need to rethink who goes to college and and why?

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:07 am

By Scott Romine, Greensboro News Record

In a recent article in the online magazine Quillette, Daniel Friedman points out that U.S. participation in higher education — about 65 percent — is among the highest in the world. But fully a third of those matriculating never receive a degree of any kind. Graduation rates correlate strongly with the selectivity of the institution. For the most selective four-year colleges, nearly 9 in 10 students earn their degrees. At the least selective, it’s 1 in 3.

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