Reports

Is College Opportunity Slipping Away?

More students aspire to a college education, but more students and parents fear that access to college is slipping out of reach. This policy alert from Public Agenda and the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education examines the More »

Reports

Public Agenda Research Reports: Life After High School

This survey of young adults examines the decisions they make about work or college. We found the vast majority of young adults, of all races, strongly believe in the value of higher education. But the study raises questions about the More »

Reports

One Day I Will Make It-A Study of Adult Student Persistence in Library Literacy Programs

The Wallace Foundation launched the Literacy in Libraries Across America (LILAA) initiative in 1996 with the goal of helping public libraries around the country develop new ways to increase adult learners’ persistence. The Wallace Foundation also contracted with MDRC and More »

Reports

Increasing Success for Underserved Students: Redesigning Introductory Courses

This report examines the impact of the redesign techniques developed by the Program in Course Redesign on the success of adult students, students of color and low-income students.

Reports

Participation in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

This is the first full report using data from the Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Survey of the 2001 National Household Education Survey Programs on the educational activities of adults in the United States. The report shows that 46 percent More »

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