Student Engagement Steadily Increasing

Results from the spring 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) suggest positive increases in student engagement on campuses nationally.

Comprehensive Support Programs Boost Community College Completion Rates

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

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.

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.

State Failure To Plan Sets Up Students To Fail

A new issue brief released by Ithaka S+R argues states should prioritize developing coherent policy agendas for higher education funding, in order to maximize efficient use of appropriated and increasingly limited taxpayer funds, while also improving a range of student outcomes.

The Impact of DACA and Its Impending Status on Recipients

In a recent article published by the Center for American Progress (CAP), Tom Wong and collaborators published the results of a survey on the economic and educational outcomes of individuals protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.

Basic Needs Insecurity Among College Students

Title: College and University Basic Needs Insecurity: A National #RealCollege Survey Report  Source: The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice (Hope Center)  Authors: Sara Goldrick-Rab, Christine Baker-Smith, Vanessa Coca, Elizabeth Looker, and Tiffani Williams A report published by the Hope Center documents college students’ access to affordable food and housing. Findings from this report… Read more »

Webinar: Navigating the Legal Issues of Residence Hall Life

ACE is co-sponsoring an upcoming webinar presented by the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) on “Navigating the Legal Issues of Residence Hall Life.” The event, slated for Aug. 15 from 12-2 p.m. EDT, will look at best practices for addressing common legal issues as colleges and universities re-open their residence halls to… Read more »

New Report: Education Deserts Limit Educational Opportunity

Third Way recently published a report by Nick Hillman that discusses how geography influences postsecondary educational opportunities. According to the report, 24 percent of the nation’s 124 commuting zones are education deserts: geographic locations where residents have little-to-no access to nearby public colleges.

We Are All Complicit in the College Admissions Scandal

In wake of the recent college admissions scandal, former Tulane President Scott Cowen writes that it’s time to own up to our mistakes, close admissions loopholes, and rethink what it means to be elite.