Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?
The Hechinger Report
JANUARY 14, 2019
Kelly Field for The Hechinger Report. He estimated that nearly one in three new jobs created through 2026 will require education beyond high school. Kelly Field for The Hechinger Report. 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.