Incentive Money For Undergrads Seems to Increase Graduation Chances

August 11th, 2013

States Offer Students an Incentive to Graduate: Money
Every year states hand out more than $11 billion in financial aid to college students with no certainty as to whether they’ll ever graduate. But early results from a handful of states’ pilot projects show that connecting financial aid with meeting certain benchmarks has increased the number of credits earned and the proportion of students who stay in school. (Hechinger Report, 07/30/13)

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