Tag Archives: Student dropouts

They’ve started, but will they finish?

They’ve started, but will they finish? | Zoë Corbyn |  Times Higher Education | 3 March 2011

Some 13 million students enrol in the US community college system each year, but only about a third graduate. How can completion rates be improved?

Like many in the community college system in the US, Wise Allen feels that he is in a bind. The federal government expects him to improve the 30 per cent graduation rate at the colleges he oversees, but money is tight.


London Met was ‘reassured’ about non-completion threat

Melanie Newman, Times Higher Education

Funding chiefs reassured London Metropolitan University that rules on student dropouts would not be strictly applied before ordering it to repay tens of millions of pounds for breaching them, according to an internal university report obtained by Times Higher Education.