In this video, AIR's Ben Kalina discusses his research for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Solution Network project on how networks of professional development providers work collectively to support higher education administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
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.”
This Statistics in Brief examines background and educational characteristics, plans for college, postsecondary enrollment, and postsecondary completion patterns of first-generation college students and their peers whose parents have college degrees.
This study sought to better understand how colleges support returning students. The study team conducted focus groups with administrators at 59 2-year and broad-access, 4-year colleges across the United States. The focus groups centered on strategies colleges use to identify, recruit, and support students who left college without a degree (hereafter referred to as “returning students”). Based on the information learned in the focus groups, this brief shares five lessons for practitioners interested in supporting returning students.
This white paper distills discussions from an October 2019 convening, which brought together a range of stakeholders to share and document successful strategies for tracking longer term student outcomes, including postsecondary education, workforce, and civic outcomes.
This blog post presents four common factors that help foster a sense of belonging on campus for student veterans, as well as steps that postsecondary institutions can take to foster student veterans’ sense of belonging on campus.
During a meeting with senior U.S. Department of Education leaders, AIR's Irma Perez-Johnson and Alexandria Radford offered four ways to scale and use evidence-based strategies to improve postsecondary education outcomes for today’s students.
During a meeting with more than 400 senior U.S. Department of Education leaders, AIR's Irma Perez-Johnson and Alexandria Radford offered four ways to scale and use evidence-based strategies to improve postsecondary education outcomes for today’s students.
This webinar features findings from a new AIR report on the current state of free college tuition programs for adults. Click here to access the webinar slides.
This report captures the findings from a scan of free college tuition program websites in spring 2021 and includes considerations for practitioners and policymakers as well as research needs for advancing the field.
This report discusses how community college leaders and federal and state policymakers can improve students’ success rates, especially in underserved populations.