Postsecondary & Workforce

College-Bound Students’ Views on Paying for College

This guest post comes from Gregory Kienzl, principal strategist, and Michelle Croft, principal research associate, of ACT, a valued partner...

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Strong Start to Finish: Connecting and Collaborating to Improve Student Success

“Strong Start to Finish enables colleges to think deeply about their structure and the experiences they are designing for students to...

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Addressing Campus Safety Through State Policy

Safety on college and university campuses continues to be a topic on the minds of legislators: Since the beginning of the year, we have...

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Building Awareness and Policy Supports for Foster Youth Educational Success

As May draws to a close, so does National Foster Care Month. The more than 440,000 youths who are currently in foster care — and the...

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Making Sense of State Governance Structures in Postsecondary Education

We recently released a comprehensive set of resources related to state postsecondary governance structures. Given the complexity of the...

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Hidden No More: Addressing Student Homelessness in Postsecondary Education

Seventeen percent of postsecondary students surveyed by The Hope Center in 2018 say they experienced homelessness at some point that year;...

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Knowledge and Strategies to Address the Top Education Policy Issues in Your State

UPDATED We’re less than two months away from the National Forum on Education Policy — (have you registered?) — and I want to share a...

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Supporting Governors’ Top Education Priorities Through the Arts

Workforce development, teaching quality and early learning are some of the key issues that governors identified in their 2019 State of the...

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CALDER Policymakers Council Launches Rapid Response Q&A Forum

This guest post comes from Dan Goldhaber, director of CALDER at the American Institutes for Research. Views expressed in guest posts are...

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Why We’re One of the Best Nonprofits to Work For

For the third consecutive year, Education Commission of the States has been named one of the Top 50 Best Nonprofits to Work For. For more...

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