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Mary Fulton

High School Feedback: An Analysis of States' Current Efforts - 0 views

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    Summarizes states' efforts to provide information on success of K-12 students after high school, such as postsecondary enrollment, remediation, persistence and degree completion. (Data Quality Campaign, December 2011)
Mary Fulton

The Road Ahead: A Look at Trends in the Educational Attainment of Community College Stu... - 0 views

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    Reports that the rapid growth in the number of students earning credentials at community colleges over the last two decades has outpaced enrollment gains. The total number of degrees and certificates awarded increased by 127% between 1990 and 2010, while enrollment increased by 65%. Credentials earned by Hispanic students increased by 440% compared to enrollment growth of 226%. (AACC, October 2011)
Mary Fulton

Affordability and Transfer: Critical to Increasing Baccalaureate Degree Completion - 0 views

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    Describes the reality that too many college students -- especially at two-year institutions -- won't make it to graduation because of rising tuition costs and ineffective transfer policies. (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, June 2011)
Matt Smith

The Role of Private Postsecondary Providers in Increasing College Participation - 0 views

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    Study details ways that private institutions can relieve some of the enrollment burden on California's public, postsecondary education systems. Eight recommendations challenge state legislators to initiate targeted incentive funding for high demand majors, increasing enrollment and participating in articulation agreements.
Mary Fulton

Prioritizing Course Enrollment at the Community Colleges - 0 views

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    Examines enrollment policies and practices at California community colleges, and makes recommendations for improvement. Looks at time-to-degree. (California Legislative Analyst Office, January 2011)
Mary Fulton

Should Community Colleges Cut Off Lingering Students? - 0 views

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    A proposal would cut off access to California community college students who linger too long. A state legislative report recommended giving first-time students a higher priority for class registration, capping the number of taxpayer-subsidized units that students can take and limiting the number of times students can repeat certain courses on the state's dime - moves that could save an estimated $235 million. (California Watch, 01/24/11)
Bruce Vandal

Top 10 Higher Education State Policy Issues 2011 - 0 views

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    Brief from American Association of State Colleges and Universities on their assessment of the top 10 higher education issues for state policymakers in 2011
Bruce Vandal

More Students Taking 'Gap Year' Before College - WSJ.com - 1 views

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    Story in WSJ describing that more students are taking a year off between high school and college for other pursuits like service and travel
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