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Author(s):Lumina Foundation for Education
Title:Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
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Date:2008
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:This issue of Lumina Foundation Lessons highlights the work of grantees at three distinct postsecondary institutions: Tallahassee Community College in Florida, Harry S Truman College in Chicago and the University of Southern California.
Annotation:This issue of Lumina Foundation Lessons highlights the work of grantees at three distinct postsecondary institutions: Tallahassee Community College in Florida, Harry S Truman College in Chicago and the University of Southern California. These institutions are demonstrating that the use of data can mean the difference between being a good or great institution.
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Community Colleges
Data
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
English Language Learners/LEP/ESL
Latinos/Hispanics
Low-Income Students
Persistence/Retention
Student Success

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