Not Many Making It Through the Pipeline

Three slightly different takes on the Consortium study:

City schools do poor job of college prep: study Crain's
Chicago Public Schools are doing a poor job in putting students,
particularly Latinos, on track to succeed in college, according to a
report issued today by a University of Chicago research group. The
university's Consortium on Chicago School Research found that though
80% of ...

OF 100 CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL FRESHMEN Tribune

Of
every 100 freshmen entering a Chicago public high school, only about
six will earn a bachelor's degree by the time they're in their mid-20s,
according to a first-of-its-kind study released Thursday by the
Consortium on Chicago School Research.

6.5% of CPS freshmen finish college Sun Times
Chicago public high school freshmen are battling daunting odds: Only
6.5 percent of their predecessors have been earning four-year college
degrees by their mid-20s.

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