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.
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.
Examines the specific challenges community colleges face and provides strategies for preventing alcohol and other drug problems. Among the practices described are policy development, implementation, and enforcement; responsible hosting; community coalitions; and the use of social marketing, mass media, and media advocacy to gain a voice for prevention.
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Provides access to online training materials for students, faculty, and staff on substance abuse and sexual assault prevention. The CampusClarity website also contains the Talk About It Community where downloadable materials are readily available.
Documents specific policy interventions that can be implemented in the state of California to improve outcomes for men of color in community colleges. Suggests that state policy makers examine new ways of disaggregating data, creating a new early warning system, institute a statewide educational initiative for men of color, and create programs to reclaim "near completers."
Examines the efficacy of different information delivery methods for campus sexual misconduct policy on first year college students. This study aims to determine if exposure to different messaging increased students’ knowledge of the policy and campus resources.