May 19, 2022

As California State University seeks to help more students earn a college degree faster, it could learn something from counterparts in Texas and Florida that have dramatically improved their graduation rates over the last decade.

Reporter Larry Gordon shares his insights from recent reporting, and a student from the University of Texas at San Antonio details how a graduation help desk cleared his way to the finish line.


  • Nick Robinson, Graduate, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Larry Gordon, Reporter and Fellow, Education Writers Association Reporting Fellowship

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