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  • Braided Funding Backgrounder

    Today’s students follow myriad pathways to and through higher learning. Providing today’s students with wraparound supports and tools to…

  • Higher Education Policy Toolkit

    Education creates opportunities and is integral to maintaining America’s globally competitive economy. An educated workforce begins in local communities and…

  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Backgrounder

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is a federal provision that requires institutions to establish criteria a student must meet in…

  • Policy Toolkit 3.0

    Today’s students are more diverse than any previous generation of college students: they’re diverse in age, race, and income…

  • Rethinking PLA: The Urgency of Counting Prior Learning

    As the country works toward economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are at least 10…

  • Improving Workforce Success among America’s College Students

    As the presidential campaign of 2020 kicks into high gear, the stagnation of worker earnings in recent decades has…

  • A Vision for Re-Defining the Relationship Between Colleges and Employers

    Last year, JP Morgan Chase announced it would end its decades-long practice of on-campus recruiting. The news came at…

  • Stackable Credentials Backgrounder

    Today’s students are more diverse than previous generations—they are more likely to be workers, parents, and returning adults—and do…

  • What “Persistence and Retention” Means for Adult Learners

    In an era when declining enrollment looms large, and the demographics of higher education are undergoing an unprecedented shift.…

  • Backgrounder: Evolving Models of Postsecondary Learning

    Today’s students—who are more likely to be workers, parents, returning adults, veterans, and more—may have postsecondary education experiences and…

  • Transforming the Transcript

    Flipping the Script: Making sure all learning counts.“I was worried I would not be able to find a job…

  • Capturing All Learning, and Documenting It, Too

    Elon University serves as one of the leaders in experiential education, expanding students’ knowledge beyond the classroom to the…