Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join Us
Site Search
Legal Flash
Blog Home All Blogs
Search all posts for:   

 

View all (890) posts »
 

Plan to require unaccredited law schools in California to disclose dropout rates OKd

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, September 2, 2015

 A panel of the State Bar of California approved a plan on Friday to require unaccredited law schools to disclose their dropout rates, in an effort to improve transparency for prospective students.

The unanimous decision comes about a month after a Times investigation found that about 90% of students drop out before their final year.

The move is considered to be part of a larger push to elevate the academic standards of unaccredited law schools where low tuition and few entrance requirements attract those who typically find themselves struggling with the coursework or unable to finish for other reasons.

Prospective students have the right to know dropout rates, which could help them assess their potential success before enrolling, said Karen Goodman, a member of the bar's committee that oversees unaccredited law schools.

Read the whole story at Los Angeles Times

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
Permalink | Comments (0)
 
more Calendar

11/30/2017
Real Property Section’s Fall Fine Wine Mixer

12/1/2017
2017 Annual Family Law Holiday Luncheon

12/7/2017
2017 Annual Women Lawyers' Holiday Lunch

Recent Recognitions
Mariel BlockBarrister of the Year 2016
Ruth Silver TaubePro Bono Award, 2016

Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal