Community College Student Graduation Rates
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1475 , Segment 6
Episode: Trump's Gambit, Movember, Safe Holidays
- Nov 23, 2020 9:00 pm
- 14:55 mins
Guest: Kelly Hallberg, Scientific Director, Poverty Lab, University of Chicago Community colleges in America may not be as prestigious as their four-year university peers, but they’re still a really important way for people to rise out of poverty. Unfortunately, only about a third of students who enroll full-time in community college for the first time actually end up graduating. What’s going wrong? The Poverty Lab at the University of Chicago has been studying intervention programs designed to improve graduation rates in community college.