Access and Equity Gaps in Educational and Job Training for Incarcerated Adults

A recent study by New America reveals considerable equity gaps in access to postsecondary education and job training programs for incarcerated adults.

Effect of Age on Salary Among Tenure-Track Faculty

A report released by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) on tenure-track faculty studied several factors, including: distribution across age and rank, variation of age across disciplines, relationship between faculty age and salary, and representation of women and people of color by age and rank.

The Impact of Major on Earnings for Associate Degree Holders

A recent report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analyzes student participation and labor-market outcomes for associate degree and certificate recipients.

Strategies for Attracting International Students

Recent demographic, economic, and political changes, especially in the U.S. relationship with China, has raised the need for educators to rethink strategies for attracting international students.

Comprehensive Support Programs Boost Community College Completion Rates

MDRC’s recent study suggests that comprehensive support programs boosted community college completion rates in Ohio.

Using Data to Address College Affordability

With increasing attention on college affordability, a new report from SHEEO highlights important trends and developments in how states collect and report on postsecondary financial aid data.

Faces of Dreamers: Martha Paz, University of Texas

University of Texas student Martha Paz’s story is not unique. Like over 124,000 other Texans, she also received a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) designation during the Obama administration.

Responding to the Graduate Student Loan Crisis

A recently published report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) proposes several ways to reduce the student loan crisis, focusing on graduate students.

The Public and Private Benefits of Education

As part of their Trends in Higher Education series, the College Board recently released a new brief focused on individual and societal benefits of education.

Strategies for Supporting the Mental Health Well-being of Students

A recent report released by ACT, “Supporting the Mental Health Well-Being of High School Students,” sheds light on incoming students’ expectations for support and services at their post-secondary institution.

Trends in Student (Loan) Persistence

The Urban Institute has published a new report on the lingering student loan debt held by borrowers.

Understanding Why Students Leave College

A recent report by Strada Education Network examines why people leave college and how to encourage these former students to re-enroll.