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Online Learning Potential: Why So Many Americans Drop Out of College, and What to Do About It

By Emily Hanford

More people are going to college than ever before. But in the United States, about half the people who start don’t finish. There are 37 million Americans with some college credits but no degree – more than 20 percent of the working-age population. In an economy that increasingly demands workers with knowledge and skills, many college dropouts are being left behind.

Continued at: http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/tomorrows-college/dropouts/

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