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2008 June 16 - 12:00 am
When Vincent Tinto talks, professional educators listen. So it was no surprise that when asked for a show of hands, most of the 1,500 community college educators attending the annual conference of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development indicated they had read some of Tinto’s work as part of their schooling.
Around the Nation
2008 April 22 - 12:00 am
PHILADELPHIA – Community college leaders agree on at least one thing when it comes to measuring the effectiveness of their institutions: Graduation rates – the metric of choice of policy makers and the U.S. Department of Education – are inadequate, misleading and unfair.

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