The Aspen Institute released a report with eight papers from education experts about how labor market data can be used by educators, policymakers, and students to better inform their decisions about college and career.
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April 24, 2015
April 22, 2015
A poll of Americans without college degrees finds that most understand the benefits of a four-year degree, but think it is out of reach because of the high cost of tuition.
April 17, 2015
About 61 percent of Americans says it's very important for more Americans to earn some kind of degree or certificate, up from 51 percent last year, according to a Gallup and the Lumina Foundation survey.
April 15, 2015
Nearly 200 colleges and universities agree to let students skip remedial courses if they score at the "college ready" level on the Smarter Balanced assessment.
April 02, 2015
As college enrollment increases, but completion remains flat, efforts are underway to better track and support students on the path to a degree.
March 25, 2015
A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center finds nearly half of bachelors-degree graduates have also attended community college at some point in the past decade.
March 12, 2015
Discussions at SXSWedu pointed to the potential of using student data and technology to improve student success, yet many acknowledge financial and cultural barriers to full implementation.
March 06, 2015
The new Pritzker Access Scholarship program covers college costs for 70 undocumented students from Chicago charter high schools.
March 05, 2015
New research finds completion rates, particularly for low-income students, are considerably higher at four-year colleges among students of similar academic ability compared to those who attend two-year colleges.
March 02, 2015
A new study finds students in Florida community colleges often do not transfer to four-year universities because they are located too far from their homes.