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Higher Education Association Blasts Graduation Rate Data Used in Think Tank Report

Source: diverseeducatio Posted By: JohnW 3667 days ago

One week after the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a conservative Washington-based think tank, released a report scrutinizing colleges and universities with low six-year graduation rates, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) issued a policy brief criticizing the way graduation rate information is collected.

“A criticism of our current graduation rate metric is that it is based on an outmoded model of student behavior that assumes linear and timely progression....

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