More students are dropping out of college during COVID — and it could get worse
From The Hechinger Report: “Of the 2.6 million students who started college in fall 2019, 26.1 percent, or roughly 679,000, didn’t come back the next year, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. That was an increase of 2 percentage points over the previous year, and the highest share of students not returning for their sophomore year since 2012. The dropout spike was even more startling for community college students … an increase of about 3.5 percentage points.”View the full article from The Hechinger Report.
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