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Addressing the Graduation Gap

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Science  11 Sep 2009:
Vol. 325, Issue 5946, pp. 1343-1344
DOI: 10.1126/science.1179882

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Crossing the Finish Line Completing College at America's Public Universities by William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2009. 413 pp. $27.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691137483.


The authors consider why more than 40% of the students who enter US four-year colleges fail to graduate and what can be done to reduce that number.