District Digest: Snakes at the zoo, students skip school

This week in the District, eight tentacled snakes were born at the Smithsonian National Zoo, D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announces an “education crisis” in the number of students with unexcused absences, and a robbery in Dupont Circle led to a car chase. First tentacled snakes born in years at National Zoo After four years […]

Employ us, please!: Career Center senior survey results for the Class of 2009

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer The Georgetown University Career Center has compiled and released the data from surveys it took of graduating students of the Class of 2009. The report presents the class as a whole and then breaks it down by school. So, without further ado: Georgetown University Class of 2009 The most […]

Georgetown’s student-athlete graduation rate is 86 percent, according to NCAA data

Every year the National Collegiate Athletics Association compiles data about graduation rates for student athletes.  In this year’s data, which looks at students who started college in 2002, Georgetown student-athletes had a graduation rate of 86 percent—well above the Division I average of 63 percent. The graduation rate for student athletes at Georgetown is slightly […]

Georgetown ranks high in graduation rate study, other D.C. schools flounder

The American Enterprise Institute just released a study of graduation rates of four-year colleges, “Diplomas and Dropouts: Which Colleges Actually Graduate Their Students (And Which Don’t).” The results, which are based on the percentage of students who graduate within six years, show Georgetown in good standing, but some other D.C. schools struggling. With a 93 […]