Academic Rigor and Post-Secondary Success (April 2012)

Using data from 2006 to 2008 on all Georgia high school students who matriculated to a two- or four-year University System of Georgia institution immediately upon graduation, this reports examines two issues:

  • whether academic rigor in high school has an impact on success in college and
  • whether student performance on End of Course Tests (EOCTs) is a better predictor of success in college than performance on the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT).

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