Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?
The Hechinger Report
JANUARY 14, 2019
Recognizing these trends, state policymakers set a goal almost four years ago of increasing the proportion of 25- to 44-year-olds, of all races, with at least a postsecondary certificate to 70 percent by 2025. Related: College students predicted to fall by more than 15 percent after the year 2025 . According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year.