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    • 2017 Study of Gaps in College Access and Success Programming in Montana 

      Kendrick, Terry; Cresswell, Kelly (Reach Higher Montana, 2017)
      As part of its efforts to prepare for the future, Reach Higher Montana embarked to study the current state of college access and success in Montana. The result is this gap analysis report, which highlights areas of progress ...
    • 2018 Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States: Historical Trend Report 

      Cahalan, Margaret; Perna, Laura W.; Yamashita, Mika; Wright, Jeremy; Santillan, S. (The Pell Institute; (PennAHEAD), 2018)
      This report aims to point out the status of higher education equity in the United States and identify changes over time in measures of equity, identify policies and practices that promote and hinder progress, and illustrate ...
    • 5 Things to Advance Equity in Access to Strong and Diverse Educators 

      The Education Trust (The Education Trust, 2019-12-09)
      As parents and students know, having the right teacher matters. Research shows that teachers are the No. 1 in-school factor for student success. Students with the strongest teachers receive what amounts to months’ worth ...
    • A Different Viewpoint on Student Retention 

      Scott Swail, Watson (Educational Policy Institute, 2014-06-01)
      Although student retention, persistence, and graduation is a high priority for institutions and policymakers, graduation rates are not improving. Nowadays, more students from first-generation and low-income backgrounds ...
    • A Look At Black Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions 

      Nichols, Andrew H.; Evans-Bell, Denzel (The Education Trust, 2017)
      More Black students are enrolling in four-year colleges and universities than ever before. But what happens to these students after they arrive on campus? Do they obtain the degrees they are seeking? Not so much, this ...
    • A National View of Student Attainment Rates by Race and Ethnicity – Fall 2010 Cohort 

      Shapiro,Dough; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Yuan, Xin; Nathan, Angel; Hwang, Youngsik (National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 2017-04-26)
      This report provides six-year completion rates disaggregated by race and ethnicity for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2010.
    • A Promise Fulfilled: A Framework for Equitable Free College Programs 

      Jones, Tiffany; Berger, Katie (The Education Trust, 2018-09-06)
      This report provides a framework for analyzing and pushing for equity-driven free college policy. The purpose is not to challenge the momentum around free college, but to understand how programs can be designed to advance ...
    • Accessibility to the PhD and Professoriate for FirstGeneration College Graduates: Review and Implications for Students, Faculty, and Campus Policies 

      Kniffin, Kevin M. (American Federation of Teachers, 2007)
      There are several reasons why it is important to better understand the experiences of first-generation college students and graduates. First, there is evidence that suggests, at least, that opportunity or access to the PhD ...
    • Accommodating ESL Students in the University 

      Kanel, Kristi L. (National Education Association, 2004-12-01)
      University systems have been accommodating learning-disabled students for decades, while at the same time holding limited English proficiency students to the same standards as mainstream students. With the increasing ...
    • Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education 

      U.S. Department of Education (U.S. Department of Education, 2016-11-01)
      The U.S. Department of Education’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Integral to furthering that mission is ...
    • Advisor Value-Added and Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomly Assigned College Advisors 

      Canaan, Serena; Deeb, Antoine; Mouganie, Pierre (Annenberg Institute at Brown University, 2019-11-01)
      This paper provides the first causal evidence on the impact of college advisor quality on student outcomes. To do so, we exploit a unique setting where students are randomly assigned to faculty advisors during their first ...
    • Aiming for Equity: A Guide to Statewide Attainment Goals for Racial Equity Advocates 

      Jones, Tiffany; Berger, Katie (The Education Trust, 2019-01-01)
      While the share of Black and Latino adults with a college degree has climbed a bit over the last decade, the increases haven’t been enough to narrow the racial degree attainment gap. The U.S. education system, from preschool ...
    • An Evolutionary Perspective on Increasing Student Success, and the (Partial) Fallacy of First Year Retention 

      McElroy, Doug; McElroy, Kate (Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University, 2017)
      With state support for higher education declining and/or increasingly tied to performance outcomes, and greater emphasis being paid to the debt load incurred by students, student retention and success have become key drivers ...
    • APLU Priorities for the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) 

      The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, 2018-02-23)
      The federal government’s investment in student aid through Title IV of the Higher Education Act is indispensable for students accessing higher education. This is an investment to not only provide ladders of opportunity for ...
    • Benchmarking 2015: Trends in Education Philanthropy 

      Grantmakers For Education (Grantmakers For Education, 1905-07-07)
      The field of education philanthropy is critical in advancing toward a future where outcomes for all learners improve and with them, the strength of our nation. This report draws from a survey of Grantmakers for Education ...
    • Can Information Widen Socioeconomic Gaps in Postsecondary Aspirations? How College Costs and Returns Affect Parents’ Preferences for their Children 

      Cheng, Albert; Henderson, Michael B.; Peterson, Paul E.; West, Martin E. (Annenberg Institute at Brown University, 2019-09-01)
      To estimate whether information can close socioeconomic gaps in parents’ aspirations for their child’s postsecondary education, they administer a four-armed survey experiment to a nationally representative sample of U.S. ...
    • Celebrating TCU Successes 

      American Indian Higher Education Consortium; Association of Community College Trustees; Lumina Foundation (American Indian Higher Education Consortium; Association of Community College Trustees; Lumina Foundation, 2019)
      Included in Celebrating Tribal College and Universities (TCU)' Successes are articles and personal stories demonstrating the progress. There are analyses from the detailed student cohort “data reviews” in addition to ...
    • Closing the College Attainment Gap between the U.S. and Most Educated Countries, and the Contributions to be made by the States 

      Kelly, Patrick J. (National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS), 2010-04-01)
      This report describes the rationale for determining the college attainment goal for the U.S., the calculations used to derive the number of additional college degrees the U.S. needs by 2020, an estimate of the additional ...
    • Closing the Evidence Gap 

      McCann, Clare (New America, 2019-05-01)
      At a time when too few students are graduating from college and reaping the financial benefits that a higher education bestows, despite increasing numbers of those students taking on debt to enroll in college, it is ...
    • Collaboratives: Helping Hispanic Students Succeed 

      Owlett Baltimore, Linda (National Education Association, 1995)
      Minority cultures represent an invaluable human resource within American society. To reap the full benefit of cultural diversity, however, some crucial and pervasive problems within the educational system need to be solved. ...