March 12, 2007

Cliff Adelman suggests college graduation measure adjustment

The author of The Toolbox Revisited  has chimed in with his suggested solution to the awful IPEDS graduation-rate and the unit records database proposal. Cliff Adelman's idea of expanding the base of students included in the graduation rate, reporting separately by entering mode, and trying to connect transfers across institutions via non-federal sources is a reasonable substitute for my idea of anonymous diploma registration. I'm not sure which is more feasible or better from a technical perspective.

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Posted in Education policy on March 12, 2007 7:44 AM |