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Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2018
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education's College Readiness Reports are designed to provide information on students entering college. The reports encompass the first year of college for students who graduated from high school during the previous academic year, and the College Readiness dashboard provides a closer look at longer-term outcomes…
Descriptors: College Readiness, College Freshmen, High School Graduates, Outcomes of Education
Barnett, Elisabeth A.; Bergman, Peter; Kopko, Elizabeth; Reddy, Vikash; Belfield, Clive R.; Roy, Susha – Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness, 2018
Many incoming college students are referred to remedial programs in math or English based on scores they earn on standardized placement tests. Yet research shows that some students assigned to remediation based on test scores would likely succeed in a college-level course in the same subject area without first taking a remedial course if given…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Remedial Instruction
Education Trust-Midwest, 2018
Michigan is at a critical moment in time -- a historic moment where citizens and leaders must choose whether the state will take advantage of new opportunities to become a top ten education state -- or face a continued and dramatic educational decline. Today, national data reveal that Michigan's public education system is among the poorest…
Descriptors: Public Education, Low Achievement, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
"The Expanded Success Initiative: Challenges and Progress in the Pursuit of College and Career Readiness for Black and Latino Young Men" synthesizes findings from the Research Alliance's four-year evaluation of Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). This report, draws on hundreds of interviews and focus groups with ESI school leaders,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
Louisiana Board of Regents, 2018
The Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (subsequently renamed the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students, or TOPS) was created by ACT 1375 of the 1997 Regular Legislative Session. The first college freshman class to receive TOPS awards entered postsecondary education in the fall of 1998. ACT 1202 of the 2001 Regular Legislative Session…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, High School Graduates, Scores, Secondary School Curriculum
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
Since creating the first comprehensive study of school dropouts in Texas in 1985-86, the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted attrition analyses to assess schools' abilities to hold on to their students until they graduate. This year's study is the 33rd in a series of annual reports on trends in dropout and attrition…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research
Wolfe, Christy; Sheridan-McIver, Fiona – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2018
Public charter schools present tremendous opportunities to increase the access of Native students to high-quality schools. Understanding current growth and the location of schools serving Native students is an important first step in the larger policy discussion on Native education and charter schools. This brief provides the latest data available…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, American Indian Students, Alaska Natives, Hawaiians
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
The Australian education and training system offers a range of education options for young people. This publication provides a summary of statistics relating to young people aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2017. Information on participation is presented for school students, VET in Schools students, higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
This publication provides a summary of the outcomes of students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) in Australia during 2017. The outcomes are reported for students who undertook government-subsidised training and those who undertook training on a fee-for-service basis. The figures are derived from the National Student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, National Surveys
Theobald, Roddy; Goldhaber, Dan; Gratz, Trevor; Holden, Kristian – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2018
We use longitudinal data on high school students in Washington State to assess the relationships between English Language Arts (ELA) teacher value added and other qualifications and the high school and postsecondary outcomes of their students. We also investigate whether these relationships differ for students with and without disabilities. We…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, High School Students, English Teachers
National Education Association, 2018
The data presented in this report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to education varies on a state-by-state basis. Thus, NEA…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Fall-to-fall retention and persistence are important early indicators for students working toward degrees and certificates. Data examined by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center indicated that the overall rate for students who began at a community college in fall 2016 and persisted the next fall (enrolled in the same college or…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Two Year College Students, Minority Group Students, School Holding Power
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Incarcerated individuals have lower educational attainment than the general population, but education plays an important part in their re-entry into society. Prison education has shown to increase the likelihood of employment upon release and reduced recidivism. With about 1.5 million incarcerated individuals in state and federal prisons, and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Community colleges enroll a diverse population of military-affiliated students, including those still on active duty, reservists and veterans. According to 2015-16 federal data, student veterans accounted for about 4.8 percent of community college students, active-duty military students another 1.5 percent and reservists comprised 0.1 percent,…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Veterans Education
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Average salaries of full-time STEM workers with some college education was 26 percent higher than non-STEM workers with a similar education, according to a recent analysis by the Pew Research Center of Census data on the STEM workforce from 1990 to 2016. Health-related occupations had the largest concentration of women in STEM jobs. Of the nine…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Females, Educational Attainment, Occupations
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