By . The right resources and more support will lead students to make better college decisions.
Nationwide, an estimated 18 percent of high school freshmen will earn four-year college degrees by age 25. This figure surprises most, but it is a state of affairs we’ve been confronting in Chicago for nearly a decade. In 2006, the Consortium on Chicago School Research calculated the Chicago Public Schools “Degree Attainment Index” for its high school freshmen to be just 8 percent. More...