Milwaukee has a college completion ‘crisis.' How can programs supporting students better tackle the problem?

Thursday, January 05, 2023

Milwaukee has lots of nonprofits and educational institutions working to help students go to and stay in college. But the city still faces a college completion “crisis.” Only about two in three Milwaukee students graduate from high school; of that group, just 36 percent enrolled in college in 2020. A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum explores Milwaukee’s leaky education pipeline and outlines how the city’s college access programs can better address the challenge.

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