Postsecondary & Workforce

Priority Areas in 2018 Workforce Development Legislation

This year continued the growing trend of workforce development policies, programs and initiatives. From governor action plans to a federal...

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A Prescription for Oversubscription in State Financial Aid Programs

Over 1 million students are eligible for state financial aid but are never funded. This is the number a recent report put to a problem...

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Why the 2018 Elections Matter for Education

This November, states across the country will be holding elections to decide key political leadership roles. Every state has the potential...

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Journey to Credit Mobility Success: Are There Gaps in the Tracks?

Last month, we updated the 50-State Comparison on college transfer and articulation and saw a refinement of multiple statewide transfer...

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Disproportionate Representation at the State Level May Be Hurting Rural Communities

Recently, our colleagues Molly Sarubbi and Lauren Sisneros wrote about some of the challenges facing education in rural communities. From...

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Going Deeper on College Student Food Insecurity

This guest post comes from Chris Fernandez, research analyst at Trellis Research, which will be participating in a session, titled “Basic...

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State Policy Proposals That Recognize Rural Needs

As the ever-increasing focus on equity in education grows, state policymakers are inevitably faced with pressures to better understand...

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Providing Financial Support — Beyond Tuition — to College Students

This post is co-authored with David Tandberg, vice president of policy research and strategic initiatives at the State Higher Education...

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Here’s How States Are Removing Barriers in Dev Ed

This guest post comes from Elizabeth Ganga, a communications specialist at the Community College Research Center, Teachers College,...

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State Financial Aid: What We’re Watching

Each year, states invest over $12 billion in aid programs that support over 4.5 million students in their quest for postsecondary...

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