Despite Push for College Completion, Graduation Rates Haven't Budged

College-Completion Push Fails to Nudge Graduation Rates 1

Indiana U.

Donald Hossler, a professor of educational leadership at Indiana U. at Bloomington, says that with more low-income students going to college, graduation rates' "holding steady over time is good news."

With all of the president's preaching, lawmakers' legislating, and foundations' financing, you might expect college-completion rates to be inching up, at least slightly.

But a report out this week from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows