College completion rates fall again

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Some schools have made significant gains in graduation more students, said Amy Laitinen, director for higher education at the New America Foundation, but the report paints colleges with a broad brush.

“It’s important to raise the flag and make sure that we’re paying attention to it, but we have to get much more detailed to figure out which schools are serving students better,” she said.

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Amy Laitinen is director for higher education with the Education Policy program at New America. She previously served as a policy advisor on higher education at both the U.S. Department of Education and the White House.