The Lasting Benefits and Strong Returns of Early College High Schools

“Our research shows that Early Colleges are an effective way to increase rates of college-going and college completion, and that the return on the investment in these programs is positive for both the student and society at large,” said Kristina Zeiser, one of the lead AIR researchers on these projects.”

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Ed Trust–NY Findings on College Readiness Gap

New data tool shows college persistence and completion outcomes for many New York high school graduates

NEW YORK – The Education Trust–New York today launched its To & Through interactive tool, allowing users for the first time to explore data that offer a window into how well New York State’s public high schools are preparing many of their students who are low-income for success in college.

To shine a light on an important aspect of readiness for college, careers, and active citizenship, the tool draws on college persistence and completion rates through December 2018 for students who are estimated to have graduated from New York State public high schools in 2012 and 2013, enrolled the following fall in a New York college or university, and participated in the state’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)—which provides financial aid to families generally earning up to $80,000 in taxable income per year for dependent undergraduate students.

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