Grading Ohio’s College Graduation Rates

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Degree completion has been decreasing since 1970, but some question the way graduation rates are calculated.

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As part of his latest budget proposal, Governor Kasich promised to provide incentives for Ohio colleges with the highest graduation rates. Ohio State would see a $10 million increase; Bowling Green could face a $2.8 million cut. This hour of All Sides asks if degree completion is a mark of a university’s quality, and if more degrees are the key to increasing our national standing.

 Guests
  • Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity at Ohio University
  • Scott Smallwodd, Managing Editor for The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Stephen Rose,  Economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

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