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How Many Texas Eighth-Graders From 2005 Went On To College?

Posted on · Use Texas Tribune's Texas Higher Ed Outcomes Explorer to track the educational milestones of every student who started eighth grade in a Texas public school between 1997 and 2005. You can see figures broken down by county, ethnicity and other factors

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How to Help College-Bound Students Avoid the ‘Summer Melt’

Posted on · (Above: Students listen to an instructor at one of the campuses of Houston’s Lone Star College. Photo: Laura Isensee | Houston Public Media) In the summer between high school and college, some graduates enroll in a college or university but never show up in the fall. In higher education circles, the phenomenon is called “summer […]