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Mary Fulton

Degree Completion Beyond Institutional Borders:Responding to the New Reality of Mobile ... - 0 views

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    Describe four mechanisms that allow students to convert or exchange their college credits and prior learning assessment for academic credit. These include: articulation agreements; prior learning assessments; services to support transfer and prior learning; competency-based programs. Offers recommendations for policymakers.
Mary Fulton

Assessment of Opportunities and Models for Adults to Complete the Baccalaureate Degree ... - 0 views

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    Examines issues related to and makes recommendations to increase degree and credential attainment by Virginia's working-age adults (age 25-64), and to tailor programs to more effectively serve these non-traditional students. (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, April 2012). Also see Report Summary.
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Mary Fulton

Completion by Design State Policy Profiles -- January 2012 - 0 views

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    Outlines recent policy changes in Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas that relevant to the completion agenda, political environment, and governance to show progress in the Completion by Design initiative. (Jobs for the Future, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

Using Data to Increase College and Career Readiness: A Primer for State Policymakers - 0 views

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    Discusses actions for state policymakers to take to strengthen their P-20 data systems to increase college and career readiness. (Data Quality Campaign, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

Performance-Based Funding: A Re-Emerging Strategy in Public Higher Education Financing - 0 views

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    Summarizes state models for performance-based funding, as well as reported results.The policy brief also summarizes recent and proposed state policies or plans. (AASCU, June 2011)
Mary Fulton

Dollars and Sense: Analysis of Spending and Revenue Patterns to Inform Fiscal Planning ... - 0 views

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    The report finds that the postsecondary systems need a more deliberate strategy for dividing precious state resources among themselves to produce the necessary college degrees. Report looks at Who attends? What We Spend, Who Pays, and What the Money Buys, and offers policy considerations for each question and three crucial questions for policy leaders. (Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy, October 2011)
Mary Fulton

State Urged To Form Strategy To Produce Needed College Degrees - 0 views

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    A new report says California's public higher education segments are not on track to significantly boost the number of undergraduate degrees granted each year in order to turn around the state's economy. The report finds that the postsecondary systems need a more deliberate strategy for dividing state resources among themselves to produce the necessary degrees. (California Watch, 10/12/11)
Mary Fulton

The Relevance of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in the College Completion Agenda - 0 views

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    The Asian-American and Pacific Islander population is one of the fastest-growing groups, but is often overlooked in setting of higher education policy priorities, including college completion goals. (The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, October 2011)
Mary Fulton

Driving Innovation from the Middle: Middle-Skill Jobs in the American South's Economy - 0 views

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    Examines the percentage of middle-skill jobs -- those that require post-high school education and training, but less than a four-year degree -- available in the South. The report also looks at the percentage of job seekers meeting these qualifications. (National Skills Coalition, August 2011)
Bruce Vandal

Michigan Shifting Gears Policy Agenda - 0 views

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    Policy agenda for the Michigan Shifting Gears Initiative
Mary Fulton

No Time to Waste: Policy Recommendations for Improving College Completion - 0 views

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    Offers 10 policy recommendations for SREB states to increase the numbers of students who complete college degrees and career certificates toward the goal of having 60% of working-age adults earning some type of high-quality credential by the year 2025. Focuses on academic readiness; transfer and articulation; and costs and financial aid. (SREB, September 2010)

Mary Fulton

Measuring Success by Degrees: The Status of College Completion in SREB States - 0 views

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    Provides college enrollment and graduation rates and other sets of data that SREB states can use to gauge progress in helping more people earn college degrees and career certificates. (SREB, December 2010)

Mary Fulton

Strengthening College Opportunity and Performance: Federal, State and Institutional Lea... - 1 views

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    Paper argues that stronger federal, state and institutional leadership is needed to reach college completion goals, and suggests actions steps for each level. (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education; the Delta Project on Postsecondary Education Costs, Productivity and Accountability; and the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, December 2010)
Bruce Vandal

Taking on the Completion Challenge - Papers - OECD iLibrary - 0 views

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    Reviews the international research on college completion policies and the causes of drop out. Emphasizes early identification of potential drop outs
Bruce Vandal

Time to Completion: States and Systems Must Tackle the Time Dilemma | Jobs for the Future - 1 views

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    Report by Jobs for the Future on how to accelerate student completion to degrees. Authored by Nancy Hoffman.
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    Acceleration is a key strategy of Complete College America
Bruce Vandal

National Governors Association - Chair's Initiative 2010-2011 - Complete to Compete - 1 views

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    Web page for Governor Manchin's Initiative for the National Governors Association on challenging states to adopt common metrics for measuring college completion rates in their state
Bruce Vandal

Complete College America - 1 views

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    New initiative funded by Gates and Lumina to work at the state policy level to increase college completion rates.
Bruce Vandal

Mississippi Graduation Rate Task Force - 0 views

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    Web page for the legislatively mandated College Graduation Task Force for the Institutes of Higher Learning in Mississippi.
Bruce Vandal

Policy Audit Mississippi College Graduation Task Force - 0 views

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    Results from a policy audit for the Mississippi College Graduation Task Force
Bruce Vandal

Final Report: Mississippi College Graduation Task Force - 0 views

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    The final report for the Mississippi College Graduation Task Force
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