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Fletcher, Carla; Klepfer, Kasey – Trellis Company, 2019
The State of Student Aid and Higher Education in Texas (SOSA) annual report from Trellis Research provides information helpful in informing policy and programs for higher education student financial aid. The report serves as a reference for colleges, universities, and policymakers, and provides a comparison of Texas state and federal student aid…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Higher Education, Student Loan Programs, Federal Aid
Mansfeld, Iain – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2019
Most previous research on grammar schools has focused narrowly on eligibility for Free School Meals as a measure of disadvantage. But with 45% of pupils at grammar schools coming from families with below median incomes, a broader consideration of the impact of grammar schools on social mobility is necessary. The evidence suggests that grammar…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Disadvantaged Youth
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
The "2019 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report" is the fourteenth annual report designed to provide the Nebraska Legislature with comparative statistics to monitor and evaluate progress toward achieving three major goals for Nebraska's postsecondary education system: (1) Increase the number of students who enter postsecondary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Progress Monitoring, Academic Persistence
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2019
This annual report provides the details of how some of New Mexico Higher Education Department's (NMHED) accomplishments will improve the lives of New Mexico's students. New for 2018, in addition to NMHED-led programs, this report includes profiles of each of New Mexico's public higher education institutions (HEIs) to the report. Each profile is a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Community Colleges, Enrollment
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Cranmore, Jeff; Adams-Johnson, Susan D.; Wiley, Joel; Holloway, Anna – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
School counselors are a primary source of college and career information for students and families, including students interested in pursuing a degree in fine arts. The admission process to fine arts programs can be complex and involve multiple steps; however, providing this guidance is clearly in line with the role of school counselor, as defined…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Fine Arts, Higher Education
Nodine, Thad; Bracco, Kathy Reeves; Jaeger, Laura – Education Insights Center, 2019
Long Beach and the Salinas Valley joined Bridging the Gap to smooth transitions for students from high school to postsecondary education. Due to policy reforms at the state and system levels, working across systems increasingly became an immediate and practical need for those seeking to improve student transitions from high school to postsecondary…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, High School Students, College Bound Students, Partnerships in Education
Education Insights Center, 2019
Bridging the Gap (BtG) supports successful student transitions from high school to postsecondary, via cross-system, education partnerships. With funding from The James Irvine Foundation, BtG partnerships focus on first-generation college students, students of color, and low-income students who face substantial barriers in meeting their educational…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, High School Students, College Bound Students, Partnerships in Education
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2018
The New Mexico (NM) higher education state attainment goal -- the Route to 66 -- has been a driving force for many of the initiatives undertaken in New Mexico. The New Mexico Higher Education Department (HED) works energetically and collaboratively with 31 public higher education institutions (HEIs) across the State. The HED also registers and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Adult Education
Reed, Sherrie; Lee, Patrick; Kurlaender, Michal; Hernandez, Ambar – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2018
Large-scale efforts to address the need for data sharing and communication have surfaced in recent years. While these efforts have expanded data sharing and data use opportunities for educational institutions at all levels, the comprehensive educational and workforce data across California that are necessary to effectively inform efforts aimed at…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Educational Improvement, Outcomes of Education, Educational Attainment
ACT, Inc., 2018
This report looks at the progress of the ACT®-tested 2018 U.S. high school graduating class relative to college and career readiness. The data in this report are based on more than 1.9 million graduates--55% of the students in the 2018 national graduating class--who took the ACT at some time from grade 10 to 12. The ACT was taken by the majority…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
Fletcher, Carla; Fernandez, Chris; Klepfer, Kasey; Wartel, Max – Trellis Company, 2018
The State of Student Aid and Higher Education in Texas (SOSA) annual report from Trellis Research provides information helpful in informing policy and programs for higher education student financial aid. The report serves as a reference for colleges, universities, and policymakers, and provides a comparison of Texas state and federal student aid…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Higher Education, Enrollment, College Preparation
Campaign for College Opportunity, 2018
The State of Higher Education in California is a series of reports by the Campaign for College Opportunity that provide comprehensive data on the current state of college access and completion for our state and what it means for our economy. This report analyzes the state of Latinx in California education. Specifically, this report reviews…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Success, Enrollment Trends
Education Trust-West, 2018
Nearly 10 million students are enrolled in California's schools, colleges, and universities. These students will benefit from the steps California policymakers have taken to shift more systems toward equity -- including adopting more rigorous K-12 standards, adopting an English learner roadmap, implementing the Local Control Funding Formula for…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Minority Group Students
Jobs for the Future, 2018
Today, young people need both cross-cutting skills and specialized knowledge to thrive in the nation's rapidly changing economy. Business leaders require skilled talent to innovate and grow. And state and local communities need a workforce ready to lead new economies and industries. These shifts are achievable when states and regions embrace a…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, State Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Astin, Alexander W. – Liberal Education, 2017
The social and economic inequities in America's K-12 education system are well known, what with a rapidly expanding system of expensive private schools and the striking contrasts between urban and suburban public schools. America's higher education system, on the other hand, is generally regarded as far more equitable, given that each of the fifty…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, College Preparation, College Readiness
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