Summarizes an environmental scan of existing plans for providing tuition-free or debt-free college education. The report examines the role of different stakeholders and highlights the implications and trade-offs to specific types of institutions and to the broader higher education landscape. Additionally, the report provides a set of recommendations and considerations for the future implementations of plans and systems.
Presents findings from an independent evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Gang Reduction Program—a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to gang reduction. Findings closely examined barriers and obstacles, collaboration and functioning, successes, and outcomes from the four demonstration sites.
Highlights survey results from the Center for Alcohol Policy about the current alcohol regulatory system. The survey finds the public is more likely to support stronger policies in some areas and that there is no evidence of general dissatisfaction with alcohol regulations or shopping experiences. The report uses recent survey data to identify public attitudes toward alcohol regulation including proposed changes.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
Evaluates three new promising approaches to addressing food and housing insecurity. All three programs were developed by community colleges and their partners based on their local needs, resources, and opportunities.
Researches the following questions: (1) What emotional challenges do college seniors face as they prepare to leave college?; (2) What can colleges do to address these challenges?; (3) What emotional challenges exist for recent college graduates entering the workforce?; and (4) How can employers support the emotional wellbeing of young adult hires?
Informs practitioners and researchers about emerging findings relevant to the success of men of color in community colleges. This brief provides critical information on food insecurity that can be used to better understand the nature of this challenge.