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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 ...
The Global Increase in the Socioeconomic Achievement Gap, 1964-2015
(Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2019-03-01)
The existence of a “socioeconomic achievement gap”—a disparity in academic achievement between students from high- and low-socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds—is well-known in the sociology of education. The SES achievement ...
Some College and No Degree
(Lumina Foundation; Strada Education Network; Gallup, 2019-12-17)
Over the past 20 years, more than 31 million students have enrolled in college and left without receiving a degree or certificate. Re-enrolling this “some college, no degree” population is at the center of many states’ ...
Learn and Earn: Connecting Education to Careers in the 21st Century
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015-12-01)
In this book chapter the authors take a look at the link connecting degree attainment with careers and skills needed in the 21st century.
Equity Snapshot Indiana University – Bloomington
(Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), 2018-10-01)
Public flagship universities were established to provide an excellent education to their states’ residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, ...
Online Learning: Does It Help Low-Income and Underprepared Students? (Assessment of Evidence Series)
(Community College Research Center Teachers College, Columbia University, 2011-01-01)
Online learning has generated enthusiasm for its potential to promote greater access to college by reducing the cost and time of commuting and by allowing students to study on a schedule that is optimal for them. The article ...
College Access for the Working Poor: Overcoming Burdens to Succeed in Higher Education
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2007-07-01)
Expanding access to higher education is critical to improving the lives of the working poor, as jobs in today’s economy increasingly require some higher education. The nation also needs higher educational achievement levels ...
Fixing America’s College Attainment Problems: It’s About More Than Affordability Critical Considerations for any New Federal-State Partnership
(The Education Trust, 2016-09-01)
College affordability is a growing problem for American families. But solving that problem won't fix America’s college attainment problems. While the vast majority of high school graduates enter college, many don't earn ...
Credential Production by Field and Labor Market Alignment at Minority-Serving Institutions: A Descriptive Analysis
(Community College Research Center Teachers College, Columbia University, 2018-09-01)
Scholarship on minority-serving institutions (MSIs) has established the critical role they play in spite of significant financial constraints. At the same time, descriptive statistical analyses have also found that MSIs, ...
Arizona Minority Student Progress Report 2018
(Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center, 2018)
The report provides an overview of how Arizona students fare on a variety of academic indicators from P-12 through postsecondary education. Although this report focuses largely on disparities in student achievement based ...