Stan Jones of Complete College America discusses five core initiatives intended to improve college completion in the United States

Stan Jones of Complete College America discusses five core initiatives intended to improve college completion in the United States.

Individual Questions:
The main goal of Complete College America (CCA): more students graduating from college (:50)
How change in higher education has impacted CCA’s work (:59)
The effect of a changing demographic on college completion (1:07)
Resistance to CCA in the states (1:16)
Developmental education as a co-requisite: lessons learned (2:34)
Time, choice and structure: critical elements of college completion (1:59)
Helping students define completion pathways through meta majors (4:05)
Repurposing resources to lessen attrition(2:12)
Barriers to state participation in CCA (3:31)
Impact on performance-based funding for higher education in the states (1:34)
From development to implementation: common sense strategies to improve completion (3:17)
How current federal policy holds students back (1:47)
Meta majors, the Lumina DQP and reducing choices to make college more efficient and less costly for students (3:11)
A future where access realizes graduation for more students (1:15)
CCA’s core initiatives highlighted at www.completecollege.org (2:18)
Analysis by Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon (11:44)

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0 Produced in conjunction with the Average Guy Podcast Network

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