“Beyond the Rhetoric: Improving College Readiness Through Coherent State Policy”
This recently released brief addresses the state policy dimensions of college readiness. It identifies the key issues and problems associated with the college-readiness gap, which is a major impediment to increasing the numbers of college students who complete certificates or degrees. This policy brief also provides governors, legislators and state education leaders with specific steps they need to take to close the readiness gap in their state. These findings and recommendations were prepared by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB).
“Good Policy, Good Practice II
Improving Outcomes and Reducing Costs in Higher Education: A Guide for Policymakers”
This report revises and updates the 2007 report, “Good Policy, Good Practice.” It is a resource for policymakers and educators seeking examples of programs and policies to improve college access, completion rates and cost effectiveness.