Boosting college completion

Friday, August 17, 2007

Educational attainment has become a key driver of economic development.

Early this year, the Oklahoma State Regions for Higher Education approved a program to encourage adults in that state to return to college and complete their bachelor's degrees. The new initiative establishes a separate program of study targeted to adults with at least two years of college credits.

Learn more from the Oklahoma web site. A recent editorial in the Oklahoma City paper drew my attention to the initiative. Read more.

At the same time, the U.S. is sinking in the international competition in college completion. While 35% of young adults participate in college education, only about half complete their degree. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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