Resources

We are working to shift the conversation and support a policy environment that enables a system of higher learning focused on quality, outcomes and today’s students.

  • 101: Distance Education

    Today's students—who are more diverse in age, race, and income than any previous generation—are more likely to be older, working, parenting, and may be working…

  • The Playbook for Today’s Students

    Higher learning is the ticket to economic opportunity for Americans, as well as to rebuilding our country's economy. But we are failing too many of today's stu…

  • What Works for Today’s Students: Increasing Diversity at Selective Institutions

    Low-income, Black, and Latinx students are underrepresented at selective colleges and universities. Only 34 percent of low-income students with high standardiz…

  • Updated 101: Today’s Students

    Who are today's students? Today’s students are diverse in age, race, and income level. They’re more mobile than previous generations and may not live on campus…

  • #ConnectCollegeStudents: Makayla

    Makayla just finished her freshman year at James Madison University. When her campus closed, she went home to her parents' house in rural Virginia, but is unab…

  • Policy Brief: Expand the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit to Include Student Caregivers

    Access to affordable child care is crucial for families: In 2010, fewer than one-third of children had a full-time stay at home parent, and the majority of chi…