Community-College Dropouts Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1-Billion a Year, Report Says

Students who drop out of community college before their second year have cost taxpayers nearly $1-billion annually, says a report released today by the American Institutes for Research.

Mr. Schneider said colleges should be held more accountable for getting their students "across the finish line."

Community-College Dropouts Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1-Billion a Year, Report Says