Academic reputation and future job prospects are two of the primary reasons students choose a college to attend, but costs and financial aid issues increasingly weigh on their final enrollment decision, says The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2013 from More »
This report from the Delta Cost Project at AIR looks at long-term employment changes on college and university campuses during the past two decades and the effect those changes have on total compensation, institutional spending patterns and, ultimately, college tuition.
Collaboration is key to promoting student success, says this report from Jobs for the Future. The study, which describes how Texas education leaders joined forces with local businesses and other organizations to improve the state’s low community college completion rates, More »
This policy brief from the Urban Institute examines some of the different ways that the financial benefits of higher education can be measured.
This paper from the Community College Research Center describes how more postsecondary institutions are redesigning their academic and support programs to create “guided pathways” as a way to help students persist and compete a degree or credential.
More high school students are taking Advanced Placement tests, but racial gaps in access to and performance on the exams remain, according to the 10th Annual AP Report to the Nation from the College Board. HYPERLINK “http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/ap/rtn/10th-annual/10th-annual-ap-report-to-the-nation-two-page-spread.pdf” More
A working paper from the Community College Research Center examines a new direction in the performance funding movement—Performance Funding 2.0. The paper includes an analysis of Performance Funding 2.0 efforts in three states—Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee—and their progress to shift More »