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.”


Report

This report discusses barriers to success for community college students across the United States and provides an overview of promising practices and programs, many of which have not been tested or scaled.

Report

Defense Research Capacity at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Institutions examines the status of DoD research at HBCUs and MIs, including the methods and means necessary to advance research capacity at these institutions in order to comprehensively address the national security and defense needs of the United States. This report offers recommendations to guide DoD, Congress, HBCU/MIs, and partnering entities in supporting and strengthening the role of these institutions in defense research.

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Report

This paper, the second in a two-part series, documents the financial trade-offs made by postsecondary institutions as they hire more part-time contingent faculty.

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This research brief discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on teacher preparation programs in Washington state.

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Academic Publication

In this journal article, published in August 2021, AIR researchers used longitudinal data from Massachusetts that link high school course-taking records in career and technical education (CTE) to postsecondary student outcomes to provide the first empirical evidence linking characteristics of CTE teachers to later student outcomes.

Report

This report describes the results from a statewide study of the implementation of corequisite courses in Texas community colleges.

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Media

This website, created by AIR researchers, provides useful information to data reporters and to data users on the data elements related to distance education collected in IPEDS.

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Media

This blog post uses data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to present key statistics on distance education course offerings and enrollments at U.S. colleges.

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Report

This report identifies type of high school enrollment (e.g., traditional public schools, charter schools, and private voucher schools) for Indiana students enrolled in grade 9 in 2010/11–2013/14 and examines their performance on indicators of college and career readiness and early college success.

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Academic Publication

This journal article describes a follow-up study assessing longer term impacts of Early College High Schools on students’ postsecondary outcomes 6 years after expected high school graduation. You can access the article summary here.