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ERIC Number: EJ926052
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 19
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1546
NCAA Academic Performance Metrics: Implications for Institutional Policy and Practice
LaForge, Larry; Hodge, Janie
Journal of Higher Education, v82 n2 p217-235 Mar-Apr 2011
The purpose of this paper is to provide the higher education community with information about the Federal Graduation Rate (FGR), the Academic Progress Rate (APR), and the Graduation Success Rate (GSR) to assist in developing sound institutional policy. First, relevant background information is provided to clarify the context underlying the development of the measures. Next, an illustration is presented that shows how FGR, APR, and GSR are computed and what they measure, followed by a discussion of the appropriate uses and potential misuses of each metric. Finally, important policy implications of using the NCAA metrics are discussed. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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