New York City goes to college: new findings and framework for examining college access and success

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Author: Black, Kristin; Coca, Vanessa


Only three decades ago, the top priority for leaders of the New York City school system was clear: to cut the high school dropout rate. Since then, on-time graduation rates have increased dramatically, from 45 per cent in 1987 to 70 per cent in 2016 - when dropout rates reached an historic low of 9 per cent. Much of the progress occurred over the last decade. Yet this rapid improvement in high school graduation rates has come in the midst of changes in the global economy, rising educational expectations for all students, and an expansion in the range of postsecondary options. Educational...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Pathways; Outcomes; Equity

Keywords: Transition from secondary to further education and training; Academic persistence

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: New York, New York: Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2017

Physical description: x, 49 p. (report) + 13 p. (executive summary) + 21 p. (appendices)

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Related items: TD/TNC 128.716

The first report from this series is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 128.716.

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.717

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