However, one’s college years do not always proceed as planned. Some students rack up debt but fail to graduate and get the accompanying benefits. According to a new report, this is a rather common occurrence: 46 percent of college students fail to graduate within six years.
But the report, titled “The American Dream 2.0,” isn’t just a litany of problems in higher education. It also includes several suggestions to boost college completion rates. Among them: tie the amount of federal financial aid a school can offer to its graduation rate. Click here to read more on the Huffington Post.
What do you think? Should colleges have to earn the right to dispense federal aid? And is a school’s graduation rate a fair way to measure the job it does? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!