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Time to Completion: States and Systems Must Tackle the Time Dilemma

Nancy Hoffman

Here's the all-too-familiar challenge: The nation needs higher postsecondary completion rates to ensure a competitive labor market and to restore our ranking internationally. But how do we get more people to complete?

The answer is to reduce the time to completion, according to JFF Vice President and Senior Advisor Nancy Hoffman. In this op-ed, Dr. Hoffman discusses how we are working with postsecondary institutions, systems, and state policymakers to help students move more quickly through higher education, benefitting both individuals' career prospects and our nation's collective economic strength.