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Student Veterans/Service Members’ Engagement in College and University Life and Education
(American Council on Education, 2013-12-01)
This report examines how student veterans and service members and their peers differ in their perception about and their engagement in academic activities and campus life.
Elevating Equity for Social Mobility
(Community College League of California, 2017-09-01)
Historic inequality along with contracting social mobility in the U.S. have exacerbated the challenges facing students, families, and the community colleges that serve them. And despite some recent progress among students ...
Are College Students Borrowing Blindly?
(Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings, 2004-12-01)
Improving the college search process by making college costs more transparent to potential students and their families is a primary focus of recent higher education policy efforts. This analysis, drawing on data from two ...
Investing in Student Mental Health: Opportunities & Benefits for College Leadership
(American Council on Education, 2019)
This report uses empirical evidence from college student populations and examples from college presidents to examine how higher education leadership can advocate for and invest in student mental health.
Don't forget private, non-profit colleges
(Economic Studies at Brookings, 2017-02-16)
Private, non-profit colleges enroll 3.4 million full-time equivalent students, or 30 percent of all U.S. students attending four-year institutions. But they receive comparatively little attention relative to public colleges ...
Leading the Way to Parity: Preparation, Persistence, and the Role of Women Presidents
(American Council on Education, 2018)
This report offers recommendations to increase representation of women among college presidents, and argues that meaningful parity will only be achieved when women not only reach the presidency, but are set up to succeed ...
5 Things to Advance Equity in Access to Strong and Diverse Educators
(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 ...
The Debt-Free College Act of 2018
The Debt-Free College Act of 2018 would create a new federal-state partnership that re-funds our neglected system of public colleges and job training.
The promise of free college (and its potential pitfalls)
(Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings, 2018-09-01)
This study examines one of the first randomized control trials of a program similar to many free college and promise scholarship proposals. The Degree Project was launched in Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) in 2011. Students ...
Small Town, Big Talent: Identifying and Supporting Academically Promising Students in Rural Areas
(The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 2019-09-01)
This is particularly evident in America’s rural communities — where students are more likely to graduate from high school, but less likely to go to college than their counterparts in the nation’s cities and suburbs. This ...