Complete College America: The Game Changers
The Game Changers webpage from Complete College America details five systemic interventions, including performance funding and structured schedules, to assist more students in the path to college completion.
Undermining Pell: How Colleges’ Pursuit of Prestige and Revenue is Hurting Low-Income Students
The report from The New America Foundation suggests an increasing number of colleges are using their financial resources to fiercely compete for the students they most desire: the best and brightest, and the wealthiest. The report assesses institutions using two metrics: the proportion of undergraduate students on a campus that have Pell Grants, and an institution’s net price (the average amount paid after grant and scholarship aid is deducted from a college’s list price) for students with family incomes less than $30,000.Download PDF
Lessons from Five Years of Funding Digital Courseware
The Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success strategy has entered its fifth year of learning technology investments — a good time to take stock of what has been learned and to draw implications for future investments. The report from SRI Education reviews the major courseware-related projects in the Postsecondary Success portfolio and provides an independent analysis of findings.Download PDF