Jethro S. De Lisle

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Private colleges to Clinton: Not so fast on free tuition

"We’re going to ruin some of the places where low-income students get the best education," says one college president.<p>Hillary Clinton’s free college plan may have helped her win over progressives, but it is already under sharp attack by private college presidents, who say it could rob families of …

Lumina Foundation Releases Papers on Outcomes-Based Funding, Public Institutions

The Lumina Foundation last week released a final round of papers on how public institutions are responding to state policies that move away from …

Higher Education

Why Education Research Has So Little Impact on Practice: The System Effect

Marc Tucker on the limits of the dominant model of American education research.

U.S. plans to let some colleges experiment with required counseling for borrowers

WASHINGTON -- College students who take out federal loans are required to receive counseling when they receive the loan and before they enter …

College & University

Who is poor in the United States?

Understanding the characteristics of the poor is crucial for crafting effective anti-poverty policies. In this Economic Analysis, we document …

Helping High Schoolers Connect Degrees to Dollars

Luke Greiner hosts a quiz activity at the Southwest Minnesota Career Expo. Minnesota hopes such outreach will help students make good college choices.<p>…

College & University

Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep

I step up to the counter at Willy's Cafe at Willamette High School in Eugene, Ore., and order a latte.<p>There's a powerful scent of fresh coffee in the air, and a group of juniors and seniors hover over a large espresso machine.<p>Carrie Gilbert, 17, shows how it's done: "You're going to want to steam …

College & University

National College Access Network (NCAN)

By MorraLee Keller, Director of Technical Assistance<p>The Institute for College Access & Success released a new report showing how federal financial …

College & University

Examining Trends in Pell Grant Award Data

Donate Subscribe<p>Share Tweet Print Email<p>The U.S. Department of Education recently released its annual report on the federal Pell Grant program, which …

Higher Education

2014-2015 Federal Pell Grant Program End-of-Year Report

Federal Pell Grant Program End-of-Year Report<br>| <b>Zip Archive (582K)</b> |<p>Cover Page: MS Word (47K)<br>• Introduction: MS Word (34K)<br>• Table Index: MS Word …

Microsoft Word

GEAR UP Iowa schedules first college prep summit

GEAR UP Iowa will gather 60 high school freshmen and six college student mentors from around the state June 12-15 for the program's first college …

College & University

Ashford University on brink of losing GI Bill benefits

Roughly 5,000 veterans attending for-profit Ashford University may lose access to their GI Bill benefits in three weeks.<p>It's partly due to a decision …

Higher Education

Modernization of career and technical education under way | Iowa Department of Education

Members of the State Board of Education today adopted state rules for career and academic plans that school districts must develop to help students …

Education

UI students propose tuition compromise

AMES, Ia. — The leader of the Iowa Board of Regents and the presidents of Iowa’s two largest state universities on Thursday defended the need for a …

Leading with Data: How Senior Institution and System Leaders Use Postsecondary Data to Promote Student Success

Institution and system leaders play a critical role—perhaps the most critical—in promoting student success in higher education. At most institutions, …

Higher Education

Employing Postsecondary Data For Effective State Finance Policymaking

Each year, more states are adopting policies to incent and support improvements in postsecondary student success and equitable outcomes through the …

Education

Putting the "Integrated" Back Into IPEDS: Improving the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System to Meet Contemporary Data Needs

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is the nation’s most comprehensive source for information on more than 7,500 colleges and …

Education

Making Sense of Student Loan Outcomes: How Using Repayment Rates Can Improve Student Success

With concerns growing about student debt, policymakers, institutions and students and families are looking for better information on college …

College & University

State Higher Education Finance (SHEF)

SHEF FY 2015 Report<p>State Higher Education Finance FY 2015, the 13th report in the annual series, continues to provide in-depth analysis of the trends …

Higher Education

State Reports

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National College Access Network (NCAN)

By Bill DeBaun, Program Analyst<p>NCAN members already know about the Common Measures, a set indicators that access and success programs are encouraged …

Higher Education

National Curriculum Survey

• The results of the survey are used to inform ongoing efforts to develop, refine, and update common academic standards such as the Common Core State …

Curriculum Development

Paper finds no negative consequences for 4-year to 2-year transfers

Community colleges and universities continue to work toward improving their relationship when it comes to moving students from a two-year campus to a …

Institute for Higher Education Policy Releases 11 Papers to Get Smarter With Postsecondary Data

Postsecondary Learning<p>Institute for Higher Education Policy Releases 11 Papers to Get Smarter With Postsecondary Data<p>May 19, 2016<p><b>WHAT TO DO WITH THE</b> …

Higher Education

Maps | Center for Education Policy Analysis

This map displays Empirical Bayes estimates of district level average achievement. These are centered around zero, so a score of zero means the …