Identifying Predictors of Credential Completion Among Beginning Community College Students

The American Council on Education’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS) pursues thought leadership at the intersection of public policy and institutional strategy. CPRS provides senior postsecondary leaders and public policymakers with an evidence base to responsibly promote emergent practices in higher education with an emphasis on long-term and systemic solutions for an evolving higher education landscape and changing American demographic.

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Shasta College

Shasta College is a leader in higher education in California winning the highly selective Innovation in Higher Education award three times for nationally recognized programs that help students succeed in completing their certificate, degree or transferring to a University. Shasta College was one of 15 community colleges selected to offer a bachelor degree program in 2015 and celebrated their first graduating class in 2018.

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CREATING VALUE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION WITH DIGITAL PROCESS AUTOMATION

whitePaper | August 8, 2022

Digital process automation (DPA) software adoption highlights the growing disconnect in higher education legacy operations.1 In an increasingly digital world, education has treated digital as an afterthought.

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E-Learning: Tips and Trends

whitePaper | November 8, 2022

Founded in 1992, TransPerfect has unparalleled experience providing enterprise language services and technology to the world’s leading global organizations. O

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Student Engagement as a Political Catalyst

whitePaper | June 4, 2022

As such, it is imperative for campuses to promote civic engagement and assure the rights of students to engage in civic-, political- and issues-minded student organizations. When students participate in the advancement of a cause they personally care about, they act and reflect. Because of this, there is a need to closely examine how students form and participate in campus organizations, as civic engagement-minded student groups might actually do more to promote student development than traditional curricular elements.

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School Resource Management: Building a stronger system

whitePaper | June 10, 2022

This publication sets out the department’s offer and approach to supporting schools and academy trusts to get the best value from all their resources. Our ambition is to ensure every individual responsible for the management of school resources can make the best possible decisions, based on an understanding of best practice

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5 Content Delivery Methods for Better Learning Engagement

whitePaper | October 12, 2022

Today’s professionals are increasingly turning to online resources for their professional development needs. Although association professionals continue to emphasize the value of in-person learning events, 80 percent of association members expect to continue virtual engagement in some capacity in the future

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Do School Vouchers Increase School Choice and Student Achievement?

whitePaper | November 30, 2022

Historically, studies on vouchers have found mixed results at best (Erickson, Mills & Wolf, 2021; Jabbar, Fong, Germain, Li, Sanchez, Sun, & Devall, 2019). The purpose of this review is to synthesize the most recent and relevant research on the impact of voucher programs to best inform the work of Raise Your Hand Texas for the upcoming legislative session.

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Shasta College

Shasta College is a leader in higher education in California winning the highly selective Innovation in Higher Education award three times for nationally recognized programs that help students succeed in completing their certificate, degree or transferring to a University. Shasta College was one of 15 community colleges selected to offer a bachelor degree program in 2015 and celebrated their first graduating class in 2018.

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