Presents a series of essays and articles discussing both international and national perspectives on retention and persistence in institutions of higher education. The compilation of articles examines how retention and persistence are complex issues and aims to demonstrate that exploring trends and patterns can prompt leaders to new ideas that form the next generations of research in this area.
Examines alcohol and other drug abuse and violence prevention programs. The publication is organized into two basic sections: the first emphasizes the need to include sustainability in assessment, planning, and evaluation and the section focuses on mechanisms for developing and promoting sustainable programs and coalitions.
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Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Five years after the Department of Education launched the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative (SCP), data highlights the impact of expanding postsecondary education programs in state and federal prisons.
Lubbock police are sending out a new warning to underage drinkers. The department said during a news conference Friday officers were flagged down by a bar employee in the Depot District Thursday night who reported someone for having a fake I.D. Police ultimately cited two people, one for having a fake I.D. and the other for underage drinking.
On average, students experience an estimated total of 102 alcohol-related consequences, such as blacking out, being hung over, or missing work or school, due to drinking across their four years in college, according to a new study. Research also reveals that parents' disapproval is linked to fewer drinking consequences.
This summit provided an incredible opportunity to better understand current research and data pertaining to marijuana use at the college level," said Brian Hainline, NCAA chief medical officer. "The cannabis industry is rapidly evolving, and it's important for the NCAA to understand the current landscape as educational, policy and research strategies are developed to best support the physical and mental health of student-athletes.
Nearly $3.6 billion in Pell Grants wasn’t claimed by eligible high school seniors last year, a new analysis from the National College Attainment Network found. That’s a slight drop from the Class of 2021, which left $3.75 billion in Pell Grants on the table. NCAN’s latest report is the second in a series tracking unclaimed Pell Grant dollars.