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 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.
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.
Which schools deserve to top lists of the best colleges in the U.S.? That depends on what you mean by “best.” If “best” means the most prestigious and more selective admissions, then sure, current college rankings are doing what they’re meant to do. But if the point of higher education is to buoy economic mobility, those lists that make headlines every year aren’t showing the whole picture.
Over the past 80 years, our nation has made great strides in improving access to college, and then ensuring that many more students could complete a college degree. In a rapidly changing economy and education landscape, it is increasingly clear that completion is an essential but insufficient first step. Current and prospective students are interested in the wide range of benefits that successful education and training programs can deliver.
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education offers a detailed look at crime and safety at the nation’s schools and on college and university campuses. Data is presented on a wide range of indicators including hate crimes on college and university campuses.
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.
Nearly one-third of 118 community college and technical school campuses in Pennsylvania are not within walking distance of a public transit stop, and that could be a problem for students without cars or with car problems, according to the Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation, which released a national report on the topic last year.