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  • Household-Level Spatiotemporal Patterns of Incidence of Cholera, Haiti, 2011 

    Blackburn, Jason K.; Diamond, Ulrica; Kracalik, Ian T.; Widmer, Jocelyn; Brown, Will; Morrissey, B. David; Alexander, Kathleen A.; Curtis, Andrew J.; Ali, Afsar; Morris, J. Glenn, Jr. (2014-09)
    A cholera outbreak began in Haiti during October, 2010. Spatiotemporal patterns of household-level cholera in Ouest Department showed that the initial clusters tended to follow major roadways; subsequent clusters occurred ...
  • Impact of Fume Hood Retrofits on the Energy Performance of Laboratory Spaces 

    Reichard, Georg; Priya, Shashank (Virginia Tech. Myers Lawson School of Construction, 2014-09)
    There are probably more than a million fume hoods operated in laboratories throughout the United States. Most of these fume hoods still run under more or less continuous conditions and thus consume an enormous amount of ...
  • Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Tobacco Curing Barns 

    Reichard, Georg; Pearce, Annie (Virginia Tech. Myers Lawson School of Construction, 2013)
    This project report discusses a theoretical assessment model for investigating the savings potential of retrofit scenarios for curing barns. The authors evaluated the most practical and also typical retrofit scenarios, ...
  • Study of the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program 

    U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, 2018-03-01)
    This report examines the TEACH Grant, which aims to increase the number of highly qualified individuals teaching in high-need fields, such as reading specialist, mathematics, or science, at high-need schools. TEACH Grants ...
  • Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce (2018) 

    Bray, Jacob; Beer, Allison; Calloway, Marcia (Association of Community College Trustees, 2018-10-01)
    This report details how community colleges and businesses can form strong partnerships, national trends in employer needs and postsecondary attainment, and policies and practices that form a continuum of education and ...
  • How to Realign Views on Diversity with Institutional Change 

    Mayorga-Gallo, Sarah (Scholars Strategy Network, 2019-05-29)
    Most universities say they care about diversity and inclusion, yet research shows that when it comes to policies and practices, universities often fall short of their goals. Why? In this report, the author identifies four ...
  • Continuing Progress: How Urban Community Colleges Are Improving Outcomes for Minority Men (2019) 

    Bray, Jacob; Beer, Allison; Calloway, Marcia (Association of Community College Trustees, 2019-02-01)
    Community colleges have an important role in supporting economic opportunity in urban areas. While urban areas generally experience high levels of economic prosperity, especially compared to rural areas, individuals who ...
  • The Rural Male in Higher Education (2019): How Community Colleges Can Improve Educational and Economic Outcomes for Rural Men 

    Bray, Jacob; Beer, Allison; Calloway, Marcia (Association of Community College Trustees, 2019-02-01)
    This report summarizes the economic conditions in rural communities since the Great Recession and highlights the educational attainment of rural men. It then describes the barriers to attending college that rural men face ...
  • How to Create Inclusive Environments for Black Students on Predominantly White College Campuses 

    Richards, Bedelia Nicola (Scholars Strategy Network, 2019-02-07)
    Predominantly white institutions of higher education in the United States routinely point to rising enrollments of students of color as evidence of their commitment to racial diversity and inclusion. Indeed, from 1996 to ...
  • Will Impending Reforms in Federal College Loan Programs Hurt Black Students and Families? 

    Goldrick-Rab, Sara; Houle, Jason; Kelchen, Robert (Scholars Strategy Network, 2014-10-14)
    Borrowing from federal government loan programs to finance college is now commonplace for American undergraduates. Half of all college students had such loans in 2011-12. The typical senior has accumulated about $20,000 ...
  • How U.S. Schools are Affected by Undocumented Immigrant Dreamers and Deferred Action Recipients 

    Triana, Claudia (Scholars Strategy Network, 2018-05-25)
    As of the middle of 2018, Congress still has not provided any legislative response to President Trump’s rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – the Obama-era executive action called “DACA” for ...
  • What Student Loan Debt Burdens Reveal about the Challenges Faced by California's Low-Income College Graduates 

    Shorette II, C. Rob (Scholars Strategy Network, 2018-05-21)
    How far does financial aid get a poor student living in California? Unfortunately, the answer is not as far as people might think. The State of California spends over $2 billion per year to provide financial aid for hundreds ...
  • Untold Barriers for Black Students in HIgher Education 

    Preston, Deshawn (Southern Education Foundation, 2017)
    This report addresses developmental education (DE) (also known as remedial education) approaches that serve as major barriers and disproportionately impact Black students in higher education. It also addresses opportunities ...
  • How Federal Policymakers Should Address the Student Debt Crisis 

    Perna, Laura W. (Scholars Strategy Network, 2017-10-16)
    The number of 18 to 24-year-olds enrolled in college increases each year as greater emphasis continues to be placed on higher education. To pay for college, many students take out loans. In 2012, two-thirds of the seniors ...
  • Apprenticeships: An Emerging Community College Strategy for Workforce Development (2019) 

    Association of Community College Trustees (Association of Community College Trustees, 2019)
    This report provides an overview of registered apprenticeship programs, including pre-apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships, and describes their recent growth. The report also features profiles of apprenticeship programs ...
  • Investing in the Future: Lessons on Advancing Institutional Effectiveness from Historically Black Colleges and Universities 

    Southern Education Foundation (Southern Education Foundation, 2016-08-01)
    This report aims to identify the issues related to capacity and institutional practice that contribute to overall campus effectiveness and to 2) understand what, and how, an initiative could support institutional effectiveness ...
  • Unexpected Hurdles: Unpacking the Price Tag of College Affordability 

    Assalone, Amanda; Preston, DeShawn; McElroy, Breanna (Southern Education Foundation, 2018)
    This report aims to explore college affordability through the eyes of low-income students in the South in hopes of offering key recommendations for policymakers and leaders of postsecondary institutions on ways to mitigate ...
  • Supporting Students of Color in Higher Education 

    New America (New America, 2019-02-01)
    Students of color do not enter higher education on equal playing field, nor do they leave higher education with a degree that insulates them from labor market discrimination. While a high-quality credential can help student ...
  • Supporting Students of Color on the Pathway to Graduate Education 

    DeAngelo, Linda (Council of Graduate Schools, 2016-12-01)
    One of the most important influences to a student’s pursuit of graduate education—if not the most important—is having a faculty mentor during a student’s undergraduate education. This is especially relevant for students ...
  • The Rise of College Student Borrowing 

    Fry, Richard; Hinze-Pifer, Rebecca (Pew Research Center, 2010-11-23)
    This report shows that undergraduate college student borrowing has risen dramatically in recent years. Graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in 2008 borrowed 50% more (in inflation-adjusted dollars) than their ...

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