Education reformer Dennis Littky, co-founder of Big Picture Learning, takes his highly acclaimed model of tailored instruction to the college level. More »
Lumina announces CornerStone Partners as its outsourced investment advisor. More »
Identifying what works for Latino students in higher education is an important step to improving degree completion and producing graduates who can succeed in a competitive workforce. This publication, from Excelencia in Education, provides a searchable catalog of college and More »
The current fiscal environment has elevated discussions on how institutions manage their expenditures. This publication, by Sandy Baum, lays the groundwork for constructive efforts to hold down costs without compromising quality or educational opportunities.
As states look for ways to grow their economies, improving the performance of postsecondary institutions is integral to their efforts. In many instances, this work is impeded because of inadequate data. This report, from the National Governors Association, outlines four More »
Putting the Customer First in College: Why We Need an Office of Consumer Protection in Higher Education
Customer focus is prevalent in most sectors of the economy, yet often overlooked in higher education. This white paper, from the Center for American Progress, recommends creating an Office of Consumer Protection in Higher Education to encourage colleges to produce More »
Students who enroll part time at a community college experience a connection gap while on campus. They are less likely to be engaged than their full-time counterparts and are at a greater risk of dropping out, according to this report More »
This 2009 report from the National Survey of Student Engagement shows that colleges and universities have steadily improved in engaging more students in quality learning experiences.
This analysis from NCES compares state standards to the National Assessment of Educational Standards (NAEP). Findings show that most states set their proficiency levels lower than NAEP’s “basic” level and that many states have actually lowered their standards.
This resource presents information on the West’s progress in improving access to, success in, and financing of higher education. The information is updated annually to monitor change over time and encourage its use as a current tool for informed discussion More »