Throughout the past few years college graduation and retention rates have not changed as drastically as some of the other cradle to career indicators we share. However, gaps between public and private institutions, and racial, ethnic, and economic groups of students persist. When reviewing graduation and retention rates from local institutions on our College and Career Readiness dashboard, consider the following questions:
What are the factors contributing to students not finishing college?
Who plays a role in addressing these factors?
Which factors would require the least/most amount of energy and resources to shift?
View the data on BOF's website here: https://www.buildingourfuturekc.org/college--career-readiness.html