Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?
The Hechinger Report
JANUARY 14, 2019
Though some programs have helped lower dropout rates and improved graduation rates for students of color, the gap in the percentage of students finishing a degree has barely budged across the 30 community colleges in the Minnesota State Colleges and University system. College dropouts cost Minnesota millions of dollars in wasted subsidies and lost revenue each year. I felt like I needed mirrors in the classroom.”.