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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aligning for Student Success: How Community Colleges Work with K-12 to Improve College and Career Outcomes 

      American Association of Community Colleges (American Association of Community Colleges, 2018-11-28)
      Since 2012, community colleges have made a considerable effort to increase student success and completion. Today, as much greater attention is being paid to drawing stronger linkages between education and workforce needs, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Community College Completion Progress Toward Goal of 50% Increase 

      American Association of Community Colleges (American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), 2015)
      This report uses data from the National Student Clearinghouse to provide a picture of how many students are earning their first credential from a community college, as well as those with subsequent credentials from community ...
    • Community Colleges: Multiple Missions, Diverse Student Bodies, and a Range of Policy Solutions 

      Baime, David; Baum, Sandy (Urban Institute, 2016-08-01)
      The national commitment to increasing postsecondary educational attainment, combined with growing economic anxiety, has made community colleges the focus of many federal and state policy initiatives. There is good reason ...
    • Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates by Race and Ethnicity – Fall 2010 Cohort (Signature 12 Supplement) 

      Shapiro, Doug; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe; Yuan, Xin; Nathan, Angel; Hwang, Youngsik (National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 2017-04-01)
      This report provides six-year completion rates, including degree and certificate completion, disaggregated by race and ethnicity for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2010. The fall 2010 cohort was also ...
    • Completing College: A National View of Student Completion Rates – Fall 2011 Cohort 

      Shapiro,Dough; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Yuan, Xin; Nathan, Angel; Bhimdiwali, A (National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 2017-12-13)
      This report on national college completion rates offers a look at the six-year outcomes for students who began postsecondary education in Fall 2011. It looks at the various pathways students took toward degree completion, ...