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Using Educational Data to Increase Learning, Retention, and Degree Attainment at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)
(The Center for Minority Serving Institutions at the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-11-01)
The use of data to understand, improve, and document student progress is especially critical at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)—colleges and universities characterized by deep understandings of the students they serve, ...
Data Collection Efforts at Postsecondary Institutions
(The Educational Policy Institute, 2018-10-01)
This paper identifies and describes current and recent efforts at the institutional, state, regional, and national levels to collect individual student data for tracking progress in postsecondary education in order to ...
Advancing Educational Equity for Underserved Youth
(Learning Policy Institute, 2017-02-01)
Strategic selection and use of performance indicators can illuminate disparities in schools and focus attention and resources on rectifying long-standing inequities. This report explores how states can use a multiple-measure ...
Higher Education Affordability for Undocumented Students in California
(The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2018-10-01)
This report analyzes the state of undocumented students in California. Specifically, this report reviews preparation, enrollment, and success in college. It also recommends actions that our policymakers and college leaders ...
Barriers to Widening Access to Higher Education
(Spice, The Information Centre, 2010-02-19)
This paper provides an overview of the literature on widening access to higher education, and outlines the various barriers faced by students wishing to participate in higher education courses in Scotland.
The Promise of Performance Assessments: Innovations in High School Learning and Higher Education Admissions
(Learning Policy Institute, 2018-01-01)
The report describes performance assessments and their value for guiding and evaluating high school students' learning, as well as informing colleges and universities about what students know and can do. It explores state ...
From Roadblock to Gateway: Improving Developmental Education for Student Success
(Grantmakers For Education, 1905-07-04)
College completion is a priority for federal and state governments as well as policy makers and funders. Yet a major barrier exists for many students seeking college certificates or degrees. This report points out several ...
Managing Your Enrollment Destiny
(American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 2016)
Student enrollment is, of course, a linchpin of a university’s health. Today, however, ongoing institutional financial pressures, shifting student demographics, increasing competition, and other manifestations of disruptive ...
Higher Education State Policy Issues for 2020
(American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 2020-02-01)
Many public college and university leaders will enter the new decade with some hope and confidence in the policy arena, with the tailwinds of a strong national economy, healthier state budgets and state political environments ...
Recalibrating Regulation of Colleges and Universities
(Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education, 2015)
The federal government’s substantial fiscal investment in higher education recognizes that postsecondary education is a linchpin in the nation’s social and economic strength. Through that support, the government helps ...