Adult Learners

Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographics and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes
2018 | Institute for Women's Policy Research

Competency Based Education
2017 | Education Commission of the States

Seeking Support: State financial aid programs and adult students
2017 | Education Commission of the States

Exploring, Engaging, and Expanding with the Adult College Completion Network
2016 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Child Care for Parents in College: A State-by-State Assessment
2016 | Institute for Women's Policy Research

Redesigning State Financial Aid to Better Serve Nontraditional Adult Students
2016 | Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP

The New Forgotten Half
2015 | William T. Grant Foundation

High Costs, Uncertain Benefits
2015 | American Enterprise Institute

Findings about long-term outcomes for adult basic skills
2015 | U.S. Department of Education OCTAE

Doubling Graduation Rates: Three-Year Effects of CUNY?s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students
2015 | MDRC

CollaborationandCoordinationtoImproveAdult College Completion Efforts
2015 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Making Skills Everyone?s Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States
2015 | US Department of Education

Million Records Project
2014 | Student Veterans of America

Some College, No Degree: A National View of Students with Some College Enrollment, but No Completion
2014 | National Student Clearinghouse

CTE Statistics (website)
2014 | National Center for Education Statistics

Measuring Post-Traditional Student Success : Institutions Making Progress, but Challenges Remain
2013 | The University Professional and Continuing Education Association and InsideTrack

Searching for Our Lost Associate's Degrees: Project Win-Win at the Finish Line
2013 | The Institute for Higher Education Policy

Getting to the Finish Line: State and Metro Area Strategies to Increase College Completion by Returning Adults
2013 | HigherEd Insight

Pathways to Success: Integrating Learning with Life and Work to Increase National College Completion
2012 | Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance

Washington State Student Achievement Initiative: Achievement Points Analysis for Academic Years 2007?2011
2012 | Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University

Stopped Short: 2.1 Million Adults in Florida Went to College But Didn?t Finish
2012 | Florida College Access Network

Going the Distance in Adult College Completion: Lessons from the Non-Traditional No More Project
2012 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Making Performance Funding Work for All
2012 | The Working Poor Families Project

Strategies for Success: Promising Ideas in Adult College Completion
2012 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

From Soldier to Student II: Assessing Campus Programs for Veterans and Service Members
2012 | American Council on Education

State Policy Approaches to Support Prior Learning Assessment
2012 | Council for Adult and Experiential Learning; HCM Strategists

Focus on Education for the Formerly Incarcerated
2011 | Southern Regional Education Board

Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success: 48-Institution Study of Prior Learning Assessment and Adult Student Outcomes
2010 | Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Maximizing the Potential of Older Adults: Benefits to State Economies and Individual Well-Being
2010 | National Governors Association

A Smart Move in Tough Times: How SREB States Can Strengthen Adult Learning and the Work Force
2010 | Southern Regional Education Board

College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
2010 | Working Poor Families Project

Bringing Adults Back to College: Designing and Implementing a Statewide Concierge Model
2010 | Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education


Shifting Gears
2009 | The Joyce Foundation

From Soldier to Student: Easing the Transition of Service Members on Campus
2009 | American Council on Education (ACE)

Overcoming Obstacles, Optimizing Opportunities: State Policies to Increase Postsecondary Attainment for Low - Skilled Adults
2008 | Center for Law and Social Policy

Adult Learning in Focus: National and State - by - State Data
2008 | The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

Individual state profiles with key indicators of success in serving adult students
2008 | CAEL - in partnership with the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)

Reach Higher, America: Overcoming Crisis in the U.S. Workforce
2008 | National Commission on Adult Literacy

Bridges to Opportunity for Unprepared Adults: A State Policy Guide for Community College Leaders
2008 | Community College Research Center

Mapping New Directions: Older Adults in Higher Education
2008 | American Council on Education

Passing the Torch: Strategies for Innovation in Community College ESL
2007 | Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Returning to Learning: Adults' Success in College is Key to America's Future
2007 | Emerging Pathways Project

Reasons for Adults' Participation in Work Related Courses, 2002 - 03
2005 | National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Participation in Adult Education and Life - long Learning 2000 - 01
2004 | National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Adult Learners and State Policy
2003 | State Higher Education Executive Officers