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Achieving the Dream in Connecticut: State Policies Affecting Access to, and Success in, Community Colleges for Students of Color and Low-Income Students
(Community College Research Center Teachers College, Columbia University, 2006-11-11)
Connecticut is one of two states in the second round of the Achieving the Dream initiative. In joining the initiative along with Ohio, it brings in a northern state that is quite different from the five southern and ...
Meet the millions of young adults who are out of work
(The Brookings Institute, 2019-04-01)
This report and accompanying interactive data tool provide a unique perspective on young adults ages 18-24 who are out of work, focusing on those in mid to large cities and counties. The authors use cluster analysis to ...
State of College Admission 2018
(National Association for College Admission Counseling, 2018)
The 2018 State of College Admission report provides up-to-date information on a number of issues that impact students’ transition from high school to postsecondary education, as well as the admission process for transfer ...
No Recourse: Putting an End to Bankruptcy’s Student Loan Exception
In the past two decades, we have gone from a system of financing higher education primarily through public investment, grant aid, and modest family savings, to one in which the majority of graduates take on debt. While a ...
Equity Snapshot: University of Wisconsin – Madison
(Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), 2018-10-01)
Public flagship universities were established with a mission to provide an excellent education to their states’ residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet ...
Leveling the Playing Field: Expanding Access to Higher Education
There has been a fundamental shift in our nation's priorities for ensuring access to higher education. In the 1970s and 1980s, most aid was awarded in grants, while loans remained relatively low. Over the last two decades, ...
The Changing Landscape of Developmental Education Practices: Findings from a National Survey and Interviews with Postsecondary Institutions
(The Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR), 2019-11-01)
This report documents developmental education practices across the country based on a survey of public 2- and 4-year colleges and private, nonprofit 4-year colleges, plus interviews with institutional and state leaders.
Rocky Mountain Divide: Lifting Latinos and Closing Equity Gaps in Colorado
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018-08-06)
Colorado is one of many states that have been underinvesting in educating the children of their least advantaged residents while using job growth to attract well-educated individuals from other states. These policies are ...
Equal Talents, Unequal Opportunities, Second Edition: A Report Card on State Support for Academically Talented Low-Income Students
(Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 2018-03-01)
The Cooke Foundation issues this periodic state-by-state analysis to measure state policy support for advanced learning and to highlight disparities in educational participation and outcomes of advanced learners from ...
Hunger in Higher Education: Experiences and Correlates of Food Insecurity among Wisconsin Undergraduates from Low-Income Families
There is growing awareness that a substantial share of undergraduates are food insecure, potentially undermining investments in higher education and hindering upward social mobility. This mixed-methods paper uses survey ...