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.”


Media

This video provides a brief overview of social network analysis, a relationship-mapping research method that allows researchers to find and analyze patterns within a group. 

Associated Projects: Social Network Analysis
Tool

This interactive figure tracks a complete cohort of freshmen in a state community college system as they go through post-secondary education.

Academic Publication

In this journal article, researchers estimate the effects of Washington’s College Bound Scholarship program on students’ high school grades, high school graduation, juvenile detention and rehabilitation, and incarceration in state prison during high school or early adulthood. The findings indicate insignificant and substantively small or negative effects on these outcomes, calling into question the rationale for such early commitment programs.

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Media

This video provides an overview of the study design that AIR’s Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest used to analyze the college and career pathways that students took within 1 year and 6 years of high school graduation. It also presents the study’s findings that will be used to bolster postsecondary success.

Academic Publication

This journal article discusses findings from a study in which researchers developed a machine learning classifier to predict nontraditional student dropout.

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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.

Academic Publication

This journal article discusses a study in which researchers used a quasiexperimental design to evaluate a low-intensity intervention aimed at preventing dating violence among college students. The integrated behavioral model was used to guide the evaluation. The results suggest that low-resource interventions have a modest effect on increasing bystander behaviors.

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Media

This infographic examines five well-known, publicly available national college rankings systems chosen because of their widespread use and/or their focus on student outcomes.

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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.

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