Promoting Degree Completion Through Financial Incentives. Teresa Lubbers, Commissioner November 9, 2009. Choices. Fund Colleges to do the same things Expect to get the same results OR Fund Colleges to move in new directions Expect to get new results. Results. Results.
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Promoting Degree Completion Through Financial Incentives
Teresa Lubbers, Commissioner
November 9, 2009
Fund Colleges to do the same things
Expect to get the same results
Fund Colleges to move in new directions
Expect to get new results
14.3% of students graduate with a two-year degree within three years.
Reaching Higher with College Completion
The Lumina Foundation’s “Big Goal” indicates that 60% of the nation’s population should have a postsecondary credential by 2025 for the United States to remain economically competitive.
Scholars are also more likely than their low-income peers to attend a 4-year college, and in particular, a 4-year research institution, indicating that Scholars are likely increasing their college aspirations and meeting more rigorous admissions requirements as a result of the program.
21st Century Scholars Scholars are more likely to complete college than their low-income peers at both 4-year and 2-year institutions. However, Scholar completion still lags behind that of all students.