Identifying Best Practices
Currently Funded Programs Include:
Early Indicators Grant
Researchers in four states are developing models to predict the likelihood of academic and labor market success based on student behaviors early in college. This tool can help colleges identify students who will benefit most from support services to persist to completion.
RAND LANDSCAPE SCAN: HIGHER EDUCATION IN PRISON*Correctional Education in the United States, RAND Corporation, 2014
We're learning about promising opportunities to put more justice-involved individuals on the pathway to graduation.
THE FINISH LINE: GRADUATION BY DESIGN
Helping students avoid or mitigate financial aid probation may help them stay enrolled and on track for graduation.
*A Primer on the College Student Journey, Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education, 2016
Students who are placed into remedial classes are less likely to earn degrees than those who start in college-level courses—and research suggests many are misplaced. We're learning whether switching to more accurate assessments can improve graduation rates.
COLLEGE COMPLETION GRANT
Helping colleges identify struggling students in high-demand majors who are within striking distance of graduation — then keep them in school to earn their degrees.
October 19, 2017
Summer Melt Texting Initiative Lessons Learned
Find out what it takes to launch a successful program
Career Ready Internship Grant Closing Report
Learn best practices from our grant partners
Dash Emergency Grant Closing Report
Learn best practices from colleges with successful programs!