Graduation rates: Challenge, expectations may play a role

By Mary Beth Marklein, USA Today, September 10, 2009

Researchers studying how to improve graduation rates at public colleges and universities have come up with a surprising and counter-intuitive finding: Many students may fail to complete a bachelor's degree not because the work is too hard — but because they're not challenged enough.

 

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