Provides a national comparison of state policies and programs related to statewide apprenticeships. It focuses on state-level policies regarding apprenticeships, apprenticeship registration agencies, statewide programs, coordinating entities, and intentional connections between apprenticeships and postsecondary education. This 50-State Comparison does not include information on youth apprenticeships and industry-specific apprenticeships.
Breaks down the current state of student success, the profile of today’s student, the outcomes those students have seen recently, and the challenges higher education faces in order to break through to the kind of result University of South Florida has shown possible.
Analyzes state-level college affordability at two- and four-year public colleges, by focusing on the share of family income required to cover the net price paid by students at each income level. The report finds striking inequities in public college affordability, both within and across states.
Considers the degree to which events that intensify partying increase sexual assault. Estimates are based on panel data from campus and local law-enforcement agencies and an identification strategy that exploits plausibly random variation in the timing of Division 1 football games. The estimates indicate that these events increase daily reports of rape with 17-24 year old victims by 28 percent.
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.
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.
Helps subscribers locate full-text versions of the research articles featured in each issue of the Higher Education e-Digest. The Higher Education e-Digest features links to research citations to help readers stay up to date on the latest relevant research in the field. Due to copyright law, however, the Center cannot provide full-text journal articles.
Analyzes the characteristics of people who start college, but don't finish, and their postsecondary education enrollment history and pathways. Data is drawn from the nation’s most comprehensive and current student-level enrollment and degree records, provided to the National Student Clearinghouse by the nation’s colleges and universities since 1993.
Presents the results of the University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) survey investigating whether a rash of negative news stories about misconduct in fraternities was having an effect on how colleges and universities view the risk associated with them.