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A Major Step

A Major Step: What Adults Without Degrees Say About Going (Back) to College

What Adults Without Degrees Say About Going (Back) to College Millions of American adults either have no education beyond high school or have some college but no degree. Helping more...
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Success Is What Counts

A Community College Guide to Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships Most often, large-scale institutional change work at colleges is viewed as an expert-driven process. It tends to go something like...

What’s Free College Got to do With Completion?

Affordability and accessibility do not equal completion. What good is free college if up to nearly three-quarters of students never finish? Originally published on InsideSources.Com (August 28, 2016) The idea of free...
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Topline: New Survey Suggests Public Confidence In Higher Ed Waning

This document includes a full description of the methodology used, questions asked, and survey responses from a 2016 survey of public confidence in higher education.
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Public Opinion on Higher Education: What’s the Payoff Americans Consider Problems and Promises of Higher Education

Survey results suggest public confidence in higher education is waning. Policymakers and experts overwhelmingly agree that the United States needs more people with college degrees or other postsecondary credentials. And...
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Survey Of The Shared Design Elements & Emerging Practices Of Competency-Based Education Programs

This survey is the largest-scale survey ever conducted on the state of competency-based education (CBE) in higher education in the United States. The research provides baseline data on CBE programs...
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Indiana Regional Transfer Study

The Student Experience of Transfer Pathways between Ivy Tech Community College and Indiana University This report details findings from focus groups with college students across Indiana. All of these students...
Profiting Higher Education

Profiting Higher Education

What Students, Alumni and Employers Think About For-Profit Colleges Are for-profit colleges worth the cost? Students and employers seem ambivalent, according to Public Agenda research, summarized in this 2014 report....