Good news: College enrollment is falling faster than we thought

We should want more college graduates. But we should also want fewer students at colleges with high drop-out rates.

During the Great Recession college enrollments went up.  Since 2012, college enrollment has gone down. According to the National Student Clearinghouse, Spring 2013 enrollments fell 2.3 percent from last year. The drop-off has sped up since the Fall.

 

 

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Male Dropouts 47 Times More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than Graduate Peers

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On any given day, nearly 23 percent of all young Black men ages 16 to 24 who have dropped out of high school are in jail, prison, or a juvenile justice institution in America, according to a disturbing new national report released today on the dire economic and social consequences of not graduating from high school.

 

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