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.

Meeting Students Where They Are

A new report from the Institute of Higher Education Policy proposes several strategies to address issues of college access and success for students in rural communities.

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.

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 »

One Size Does Not Fit All: Rural Communities in 2019

The American Communities Project (ACP) has released a new report examining the geographic, demographic, and socioeconomic variation of rural communities in the United Stated as of 2019, including in postsecondary educational attainment.

Do Neighborhoods Matter for College Graduation?

A recent article in Sociology of Education examines how living in a disadvantaged neighborhood affects college graduation, highlighting variations across different racial and ethnic and socioeconomic groups.

Tribal College and University Alumni Community Engagement

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with Gallup, has published a study examining attitudes, experiences, and beliefs of alumni of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) when compared with their peers.

New College Board Service Provides Additional Admissions, Student Advising Resources

The College Board’s new Landscape service will be in wider use during the 2019-20 admissions cycle, the organization announced last month.

Study Finds Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Students More Likely to Report Issues With Mental Health

A recent study used data from the 2015-2017 Healthy Minds Study to examine the mental health of 1,237 transgender and gender non-conforming students on 71 U.S. college campuses.

Improving Postsecondary Access for Rural America

A recent brief by the National Conference of State Legislatures discusses how colleges and universities can help improve postsecondary access and completion for rural communities in the United States.

Resources for K-12 Leaders to Improve College and Career Readiness for Underserved Students

The Education Trust-West recently released a compilation of resources to support the college and career readiness of underserved K-12 students.