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.
Explores the academic and economic consequences of taking higher or lower credit loads. Using student-level data from the Tennessee Board of Regents, it estimates differences in award completion and credit accumulation across students according to their first semester and first-year credit loads.
Provides a comprehensive examination of multiple measures placement and co-requisite remediation in California community colleges. As all colleges move toward compliance with a new Assembly Bill focused on broadening the scope and accelerating the pace of curricular change, this study sheds light on what colleges can expect to see in terms of both student outcomes and implementation challenges.
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.