The College Graduation Gap with Andrew Nichols, Ph.D. of The Education Trust - 6:12
"Receiving a bachelor?s degree is absolutely essential to compete in the modern economy. And unfortunately, what we know is about 40% of black students that initially enroll in a four-year institution leave that institution with a degree. This is compared to about 60% of white students."
Posted Apr 29, 2016
While college graduation rates are on the rise, increases are not equal among all students. A new report titled Rising Tide 2 shows a growing gap between rates for white and black students. A conversation with Andrew Nichols, Director of Higher Education Research and Data Analytics for The Education Trust. Dr. Nichols stated, "Receiving a bachelor?s degree is absolutely essential to compete in the modern economy. And unfortunately, what we know is about 40% of black students that initially enroll in a four-year institution leave that institution with a degree. This is compared to about 60% of white students." Visit The Education Trust on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
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