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In this survey from the Babson Survey Research Group, the number of institutions that say they consider MOOCs to be “sustainable” fell from 28 percent in 2012 to 23 percent this year.
More than 50 million U.S. adults have earned a professional certification, license or educational certificate, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau on alternative credentials. For workers with less than a bachelor’s degrees, certificates and licenses provide More »
Even though most states are beginning to reinvest in public higher education, appropriations are still 4 percent below where they were at the start of the 2008 recession, says the new Grapevine report from the Illinois State University and the More »
A new online resource called Postsecondary Success Asset Mapping is designed to help high schools guide underserved students toward successful college careers. In several pilot high schools, the Postsecondary Success Asset Mapping tool helped to raise college enrollment rates by More »
Formal and informal mentoring programs continue to be a key strategy for getting students into and through college, says this report from Civic Enterprises. In the study, 76 percent of at-risk young adults who had a mentor at some point More »
Two reports—Learning from High-Performing and Fast-Gaining Institutions and Leading Change: Increasing Graduation Rates at CSU-Northridge—from The Education Trust highlight various approaches that postsecondary institutions can take to boost enrollment and graduation rates of underrepresented minorities and low-income students.
A new report from the White House examines major barriers facing low-income students in their quest to pursue college and the interventions that can help them. More than 100 colleges and 40 organizations joined President Obama’s efforts to support college More »