Postsecondary Education

Decorative image for Resource Profile Common Elements of Developmental Education Policies

Common Elements of Developmental Education Policies

2019

This policy brief identifies common elements of developmental education policies at the system and state levels: college readiness assessments, assessment cut scores, multiple measures for course placement, innovative course models and reporting systems.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Adult Training and Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016. First Look.

Adult Training and Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016. First Look.

2018

This First Look report from the National Center for Education Statistics provides selected key findings on adults' attainment of nondegree credentials (licenses, certifications, and postsecondary certificates), and their completion of work experience programs such as apprenticeships and internships.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Framing the Opportunity: Eight State Policy Recommendations that Support Postsecondary Credential Completion for Underserved Populations

Framing the Opportunity: Eight State Policy Recommendations that Support Postsecondary Credential Completion for Underserved Populations

2017

This paper presents eight policy recommendations aimed at addressing a projected shortfall in the number of American workers available to fill jobs that require a postsecondary degree or credential.

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Transformative Change Initiative

2014

This report provides information on the Transformative Change Initiative (TCI), which is dedicated to assisting community colleges scale-up innovation in the form of guided pathways, programs of study, and evidence-based strategies to improve student outcomes and program, organization, and system performance.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative: Phase One Research Results

The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative: Phase One Research Results

2016

This report provides the findings of an evaluation of Arkansas’s Career Pathways Initiative, which provides education and training to low-income Arkansans helping them to acquire degrees and/or certificates to obtain and hold jobs in selected high-demand and high-wage industries.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Scaling "Stackable Credentials": Implications for Implementation and Policy

Scaling "Stackable Credentials": Implications for Implementation and Policy

2014

This newsletter examines stackable credentials, a buzzword in career pathways. 

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Adult Learners
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Adult Education and Intellectual and Allied Developmental Disabilities

2010

This resource explores the inclusion of people with intellectual challenges and developmental disabilities at the post-secondary level.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Building Career Pathways for Adult Learners: An Evaluation of Progress in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin After Eight Years of Shifting Gears

Building Career Pathways for Adult Learners: An Evaluation of Progress in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin After Eight Years of Shifting Gears

2015

This report covers efforts to institutionalize, sustain, and scale Adult Education Bridge Programs in three states: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Aspirations to Achievement: Men of Color and Community Colleges

Aspirations to Achievement: Men of Color and Community Colleges

2014

This report explores the role of race in community college education, specifically as it pertains to African American and Latino males. 

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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Postsecondary Engagement

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Postsecondary Engagement

2014

This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on postsecondary engagement.

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