Published Online: December 9, 2014
Published in Print: December 10, 2014, as College Readiness

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"The Four-Year Myth"

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Since the vast majority of college students don't finish a degree in four years, radical changes are needed in the way higher education pathways are structured, according to a report released last week by the nonprofit Complete College America.

Just 5 percent of students pursuing an associate degree finish on time, reports the Indianapolis-based organization, which is devoted to helping states increase certificate and degree attainment; in public four-year institutions, just 19 percent of students at non-flagship schools and 36 percent at flagship institutions finish on time.

Vol. 34, Issue 14, Page 5

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