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The Costs of Failure Factories in American Higher Education. Education Outlook. No. 6.

@article{Schneider2008TheCO,
  title={The Costs of Failure Factories in American Higher Education. Education Outlook. No. 6.},
  author={Mark Schneider},
  journal={American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research},
  year={2008}
}
  • Mark Schneider
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
  • 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 202 .862.5800 www.aei.org Few facts about the American education system are agreed upon, but almost everyone agrees that our nationwide high school graduation rates are abysmally low. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), among public high school students, the average freshman graduation rate in the 2003–2004 school year was 75 percent. Using slightly different measures, numerous scholars have found graduation… CONTINUE READING
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