Aims to orient readers to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in New Mexico by giving a brief overview of all MSIs in the state and highlighting a select few to illustrate their variation. This report also provides an overview of the state policy landscape and identifies current statewide successes and challenges.
Examines the intersection of race, gender, and higher education. Hear My Voice draws upon on-campus interviews with male students of color, parents, educators, and administrators, as well as reviewing existing research.
Provides final results from the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Validation grant of the New Teacher Center's (NTC's) teacher induction model. Results show that the model for new teachers increases student learning in grades 4-8 by an additional 2-4 months in ELA/reading and an additional 2-5 months in math.
Is the ninth in a series of Research-to-Impact briefs by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. Like many other stories captured by Voices of Youth Count’s in-depth interviews, this student's account sheds light on the undeniable connections between homelessness and education.
Covers the first step in a project between MDRC and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to study the state’s efforts to improve college outcomes for Latinos — in particular, the approaches being taken at two-year and four-year colleges that qualify as Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
Compares the California experience of postsecondary attainment to date with that of other states that are demographically similar to California. It offers a set of recommendations that could help the state achieve both workforce readiness and greater equity of opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree for underrepresented students.