This infographic illustrates data obtained from the 2020 National Survey of Postsecondary Competency-Based Education.
CARPE has curated an array of resources produced by AIR staff at the time of publication on topics related to our primary bodies of work:
- Transition to Postsecondary Education
- Postsecondary Education
- Transition out of Postsecondary Education
Search for resources on a particular topic by typing keywords such as “community colleges,” “college readiness,” or “survey research.”
AIR's Kathy Hughes coauthored a recent publication funded by Lumina foundation that seeks to better understand noncredit workforce education and its future. To assess the range of existing community college noncredit programs, interviews were conducted with administrators at 29 U.S. colleges. The data show that community college noncredit workforce education varies greatly across colleges, and many of its aspects are undergoing transformation.
This video is a recording of an in-person event focused on aligning expectations for new teachers between K–12 and educator preparation institutions.
On February 23, 2022 the AIR Equity Initiative hosted the second in a series of equity-focused roundtable discussions. A panel was followed by a Q&A with experts who explored approaches to reducing bias and promoting diversity and inclusion within organizations and in grant-making and policymaking processes. The experts and AIR staff discussed how these approaches can enhance research and technical assistance and improve policy.
Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southwest conducted a study to help leaders at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board better understand the extent to which Texas community colleges have adequate funding for reaching the desired levels of student success, as measured by success points milestones used in the state’s performance-based funding system. The findings from this study can inform Texas policymakers’ efforts to distribute funding for community colleges to support equitable opportunities for all students to succeed in college.
This article examines the impact of corequisite remediation on students underprepared in reading and writing and whether corequisites have differential impacts on students with different characteristics.
This report presents findings of a study that sought to (a) identify factors that predict positive STEM-related postsecondary outcomes for students in Texas and (b) determine whether the association between predictive factors and outcomes differs between Hispanic and non-Hispanic White students.
This article provides an overview of a study on pathways and outcomes achieved by a cohort of community college students in Kentucky during a 6-year period.
In this journal article, researchers examine whether, how, and for whom a new counseling model aimed at providing college-related social resources may improve college enrollment. Following nearly all seniors in Chicago Public Schools from their senior year through the fall after high school, the findings indicate that coaches may improve the types of colleges that students attend by getting students to complete key actions.
This blog post discusses the important role survey research can play in capturing diverse perspectives of military veterans – especially veterans of color and women.