Recent Reports on College Education

The following recent reports are of interest to the higher education sector. Students with Disabilities at Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions revealed that over 700,000 self-identified disabled students were in school; that over 90% of the schools provide additional exam time; and that over 70% of all schools provide for class notetakers, assistive technologies, and class materials as provided by the faculty. Six-Year Attainment, Persistence, Transfer, Retention, and Withdrawl Rates of Students Who Began Postsecondary Education in 2003-2004 is replete with charts and statistical information (almost 400 pages worth). And 2008-2009 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study studied the 2007-2008 graduating class one year later and found among other items were that the average debt was $24,700 and that the median income was $36,000.

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