This report analyzes new longitudinal data to link the progress made in raising high school graduation rates to what is known about college readiness, access and persistence; the best indicators of a students’ postsecondary success; and the necessary and complementary roles that both the K-12 and higher education systems must play to raise educational attainments and close opportunity gaps.
Research and Reports
Balfanz, R., DePaoli, J., Ingram, E., Bridgeland, J., Fox, J., (2016). Closing the Gap: A roadmap to Postsecondary Readiness and Attainment. Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University.