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 presents findings related to student and school characteristics associated with early college success from a cohort study of 2014 Indiana high school graduates entering Indiana public 2- or 4-year colleges.

Media

This documentary is about the unique challenges facing rural communities in Minnesota as students explore and prepare for careers.

Report

These Research Explainers provide brief summaries of existing research on the CBE landscape, program design and implementation, and perceptions of CBE. This series is intended to be useful for practitioners, program leaders, and researchers—both those already working in CBE and those interested in pursuing work in this area.

Bodies of Work:
Media

This infographic highlights seven lessons for building linked data systems that incorporate longer-term measures, including postsecondary education, workforce, and civic engagement outcomes.

Associated Projects: Deeper Learning Follow-Up Study
Report

This report, based on data obtained from the 2019 National Survey of Postsecondary Competency-Based Education, includes findings based on responses by more than 600 colleges and universities—the largest institutional sample to date—about their interest in or activity related to competency-based education.

Bodies of Work:
Media

This blog post provides an overview of AIR’s Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest process of developing a postsecondary readiness indicator for the Iowa Department of Education.

Report

This manual provides an overview of Texas’s statewide educator preparation indicators and performance standards for a variety of stakeholders.

Tool

Text4College is a text messaging intervention designed to help students enroll and persist in college.

Report

In collaboration with Money Magazine, researchers from AIR analyzed and ranked U.S. bachelor’s-degree granting institutions based on their quality (e.g., six-year graduation rate; value-added graduation rate), affordability (e.g., net price; debt), and value (e.g., earnings; social mobility) to help families navigate the postsecondary decision-making process.

Associated Projects: Money Magazine College Rankings
Report

This report examines the costs associated with a sample of Early College High Schools and compares them to the costs of traditional high schools in the same or surrounding districts.