The 2016 High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates reveals major gaps between low-income and higher income high school students in both post-graduation college enrollment and college degree attainment.
I became the first in my family to graduate from high school and the first to attend college. Eventually, I earned a doctorate in educational leadership with an emphasis on higher education. As a first generation college student, failure was not an option.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center recently released the third annual High School Benchmarks Report for high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students. This year’s report included a supplemental feature that presents postsecondary outcomes for graduates of high-poverty schools
Policy Leaders Discuss 2015 High School Benchmarks Report and Pathways to Higher Education and Training
As more of us are discovering, the economy and society are demanding higher levels of education and training. The pathways to attaining them are growing not only longer, but more complex. The latest High School Benchmarks report analyzes the college enrollment and completion rates of high school graduates to provide better tools for high schools, districts and policy leaders.
Latest High School Benchmarks Report Offers New Insights on the High School-to-College Transition of Students
In its second annual national level report, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released benchmarks for high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students.