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Better Data as a Remedy to Low U.S. Graduation Rates


by Thomas J. Hochstettler — October 06, 2006

Could a database such as that proposed by the Spellings Commission help us improve low graduation rates? Certainly yes—that, and much more. It is time that those of us leading our colleges and universities stop imagining ourselves above scrutiny and devote ourselves to the task of improving our contribution to our students and the nation.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: October 06, 2006
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12775, Date Accessed: 12/17/2017 1:25:32 AM

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  • Thomas Hochstettler
    Lewis & Clark College
    THOMAS J. HOCHSTETTLER is the president of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.
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