50 Percent of STEM Degrees Earned in Social Sciences and Psychology – It is projected that the job growth in STEM occupations will be much higher than in non-STEM occupations and on average, they will have higher earnings. However, six-year completion rates in the STEM fields were relatively low among high school graduates.
Policy Leaders Discuss 2015 High School Benchmarks Report and Pathways to Higher Education and Training
As more of us are discovering, the economy and society are demanding higher levels of education and training. The pathways to attaining them are growing not only longer, but more complex. The latest High School Benchmarks report analyzes the college enrollment and completion rates of high school graduates to provide better tools for high schools, districts and policy leaders.
Latest High School Benchmarks Report Offers New Insights on the High School-to-College Transition of Students
In its second annual national level report, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released benchmarks for high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students.