Guest Contributor: Sandi Kirshner, Chief Marketing Officer, Cengage Learning. Student retention and success remain a top concern among educators, our nation’s leaders—indeed, among all of us. Although the National Center for Education Statistics notes that “[b]ased on data from the Current Population Survey, the status dropout rate decreased from 12 percent in 1990 to 7 percent in 2012,”* we still want to see that number drop even further. We also see a continuing drive to help learners develop the skills needed to enter, and succeed, in today’s workforce. Education and training play an absolutely vital role in this trajectory to success. Read More…