N.Y. Educators Look to Data for Better OutcomesJanuary 24, 2017 |
by Bret Jaspers
New York’s colleges are concerned about retaining students.
Only about a quarter of New York’s community college students get an associates degree in three years. That statistic doesn’t include part-timers, students who transfer, or students who take a break between semesters. But still, it’s a problem.
Educators are using data and analytics to figure out what to do, but it can be a struggle to turn data into action.