Improving postsecondary success for all our citizens, but most urgently for low-income and minority students, is critical to our nation’s economic and social health.

Notebook-2The percentage of American adults with postsecondary credentials is not keeping pace with other industrialized nations. Improving postsecondary success for all our citizens, but most urgently for low-income and minority students, is critical to our nation’s economic and social health. To help policymakers and educators achieve the goal of 55% by 2025, The College Board Advocacy & Policy Center has developed the College Completion Agenda — incorporating a Progress Report that will be updated annually and a companion State Policy Guide that was co-created with the National Conference of State Legislatures. They combine comprehensive research from nationally recognized sources with best-practice policy examples, all aligned around 10 key recommendations. The agenda’s purpose is to provide reliable, measurable information that tracks our collective progress, as well as policymaking strategies each state can use to help reach our destination.

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Source: College Board