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Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2019
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda seeking to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal, and administrative policies at the state and institutional levels. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, it is also…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2014
There is remarkable diversity in student loan systems throughout the world. In considering the ideal approach to system of loan repayment based on income here in the United States, it is valuable to examine the nature, successes, and failures of some other countries' methods of offering borrowers income-contingent student loan repayment. Two…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Loan Repayment, Income Contingent Loans, Higher Education
Jones, Tiffany – Southern Education Foundation, 2014
States are increasingly funding higher education institutions based on their performance or outcomes instead of relying solely on student enrollment to determine funding formulas. Performance Funding (also called Performance-Based and Outcomes-Based Funding) policies provide state support to public colleges and universities based on outcome…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Colleges, Performance, Financial Support
Connecticut Department of Higher Education (NJ1), 2008
"Higher Education Counts" is the annual accountability report on Connecticut's system of higher education. Since 2000, the report has been the primary vehicle for reporting higher education's progress toward achieving six, statutorily-defined state goals: (1) To enhance student learning and promote academic excellence; (2) To join with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Graduation Rate, Elementary Secondary Education
Nevada System of Higher Education, 2009
The changing composition of Nevada's population in the next twenty years will have many ramifications for NSHE (Nevada System of Higher Education) institutions, particularly in terms of the recruitment and retention of minority students and faculty. According to the Nevada State Demographer, minority groups in Nevada will continue to grow at a…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Ethnicity, Employees, Graduation Rate
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2014
The National Association of Student Financial Aid and Administrators (NASFAA) Consumer Information Task Force was convened to conduct a thorough review of the current student consumer information requirements and propose ways to streamline both the content and delivery of those requirements. The proposals in the this report were produced for…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Disclosure
Soldner, Matthew – Association for Institutional Research, 2009
Since 2004, IPEDS data has been diffused via a product known as the Data Feedback Report (DFR). Produced yearly for each institution in the IPEDS universe, the DFR is a print product that contrasts the IPEDS data submitted by an institution with its institutionally-defined comparison group. The DFR is free to all users, covers a wide range of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Reports, Data Analysis, Comparative Analysis
Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn; Sommo, Colleen; Welbeck, Rashida – MDRC, 2011
Many adult students struggle to finance their educations, often contending with work and child care expenses in addition to the extra cost of remedial courses. Moreover, there is little need-based grant aid to help. This report presents early findings from an evaluation of a program in New York City targeted to low-income adults (ages 22 to 35)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Low Income Groups, College Credits, Adult Students
Connecticut Department of Higher Education (NJ1), 2006
"Higher Education Counts" is the annual accountability report on Connecticut's system of higher education. Since 2000, the report has been the principle vehicle for reporting higher education's progress toward achieving six, statutorily-defined state goals: (1) To enhance student learning and promote academic excellence; (2) To join with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Graduation Rate, Elementary Secondary Education
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2008
Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) Section 49-7-202 (c) (7) requires the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to "submit a biennial report to the governor and the general assembly, commenting upon major developments, trends, new policies, budgets and financial considerations which in the judgment of the commission will be useful to the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, College Students, Student Characteristics
Karmel, Tom; Nguyen, Nhi – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2006
The aim of this report was to quantify the benefit, in terms of higher wages, of completing a vocational education and training (VET) qualification. Two factors influenced the direction of this research. First of all, VET is concerned primarily with improvements in skill levels (with a likely consequence of improved productivity and therefore…
Descriptors: Wages, Vocational Education, Educational Benefits, Certification