African American Borrowers Face Student Loan Crisis

Using recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education, a new brief from the Center for American Progress highlights the student loan crisis facing African American borrowers.

Challenges Faced by Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Students in Higher Education

A report published by Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars documents enrollment trends and educational attainment outcomes among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) students in higher education.

How Are Working Students Doing in College?

The Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University recently released a report on how socioeconomic and work status affect students’ academic and career outcomes.

Using U.S. Census Bureau Data to Measure Student Success

A recent report by the Institute of Higher Education Policy offers a solution to the issue of providing accurate and timely information on national student earnings.

Remembering Jeff Appel

Jeff Appel, who was director of Policy Liaison and Implementation at the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid before he passed away last month, was a good and friend and colleague to many in the higher education policy world.

Faces of Dreamers: Arlin Karina Téllez Martínez, Trinity Washington University

Arlin Karina Téllez Martínez has no apologies to offer. She is a Dreamer, in more ways than one, and proud of it.

NACUA Webinar: Legal Issues Associated with Campus Law Enforcement

The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) will present a webinar Dec. 4 from 12-2 p.m. ET on “Preserving the Peace: Legal Issues Associated with Campus Law Enforcement.”

Diversifying the Teacher Workforce Through Pathway Programs for Latinx Students

In a report for New America, education policy writer Roxanne Garza examines the pathways into teaching for Latinx individuals.

Strategies to Advance Diversity at Colleges and Universities

A new report by the College Board and Education Counsel offers practical guidance on race- and ethnicity-neutral strategies and selection criteria (“plays”) to advance institutional diversity.

Analytics in Higher Education and Barriers to Expansion

A recent report by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) examines the use of analytics in higher education.

Putting Student Data in Context

A recent brief from the National Center for Education Statistics provides an overview on current statewide K-12 data collection capacity and availability.

Understanding U.S. Graduate Student Mobility

A recent report by the Institute of the International Education (IIE) examines the scale and scope of U.S. graduate students’ learning overseas, as well as institutions’ practices, challenges, and motivations.