Revisits the continued decline in how incoming freshmen rate their mental and emotional well-being, and consider differences by disability or medical condition (e.g., chronic illness, ADHD). The report highlights particular subgroups of college students that have gone understudied.
Reports on the progress of U.S. high school graduates relative to college readiness. The report is designed to help educators understand and answer the following questions: 1) Are your students graduating from high school prepared for college and career? 2) Are enough of your students taking core courses necessary to be prepared for success, and are those courses rigorous enough?
More than 1 in 4 LGBTQ college students have considered dropping out of school because of mental health challenges, a survey released Thursday shows. And a vast majority of LGBTQ students – 92% – say their mental health status has negatively impacted some part of their college experience, the survey by education resource and college ranking website BestColleges.com found.
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.
LaGuardia Community College is creating an Office of Credit for Prior Learning, a first for the college and for the City University of New York system. The idea is to give working adults, especially those returning to college, credits for work experience and accomplishments outside the classroom so they can earn degrees in less time.
It all started with an FSU student, Nathaniel Tackett, who had no idea what his next meal would be one day during the 2021 spring semester. He decided to do something about it. A year later, FSU established EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card terminals in qualifying locations on campus to help students facing food insecurity.
About 4.8 million undergraduate students in the United States are parents. Like so many parents, one of the most significant hurdles that student-parents face is affording adequate child care. While hundreds of colleges offer on-campus care, securing a spot is no easy feat, nor is it always more affordable than off-campus care. One estimate shows that current on-campus child-care centers only meet the needs of 5 percent of student-parents.
On Feb. 5, 2019, William Freeman III walked out of prison, knowing full well that his past would loom over his shoulder like a shadow. Freeman offers a personal account on the barriers facing justice-involved people and what having a second chance really means.