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California Community College Student Outcomes Abroad Research Project
- A set of 476,708 first-time college students who had the same characteristics and who showed a credit enrollment that was not concurrent with high school enrollment but did not have a record of an earned college-level degree or certificate were tracked from Fall 2004 to Fall 2009 in three-year sequences.
- An attempt was made to statistically control for differences in student background characteristics using Poisson regression and multiple regression.
- Outcome differences were evaluated using marginal means in addition to unstandardized and standardized coefficients.
- Regression techniques compared the cohort on key outcomes such as year-to-year retention, curricular progression, completion of transfer level English and math, degree and certificate attainment, and transfer.
- Based on this methodology, we found that many results were statistically significant.