Summarizes a meeting hosted by the U.S Department of Education with college campus leaders from across the nation to discuss the issue of racial harassment on campuses and to identify solutions for fostering supportive and inclusive educational environments.
Summarizes the efforts of the Obama Administration in enhancing access and affordability of postsecondary education through its investments in financial aid, particularly in the form of Pell Grants. Building on this progress, the Administration is calling for new investments in the federal Pell Grant Program.
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.
Describes the role of evaluation in program planning and implementation for alcohol and other drug and violence prevention programs; skills, expertise, qualifications, and experience to look for when seeking an evaluator; incentives for the evaluator; questions to ask when considering an evaluator; and how to network to find the right evaluator.
Addresses the seven most common and problematic mistakes that service providers encounter when investigating sexual misconduct allegations. The report provides context and guidance for avoiding these mistakes, and offers strategies for improving policies and procedures to reflect best practices.
Provides colleges with a framework for examining their own practices and for discerning gaps between what students need and what the college provides. This resource includes an overview of high-impact practices to increase student engagement as well as next steps for implementation.
Focuses on the critical next-level challenge in community college work: strengthening student success by identifying the educational practices that matter most and integrating them into coherent academic and career pathways for all students. Toward that end, this report offers exploratory analyses of relationships between high-impact practices and student outcomes.