In a new report, Measuring What Matters, produced in partnership with Gallup and sponsored by Strada Education Network, shows that community colleges with sustained, institution-wide focus on student success have a strong impact on graduates’ success in workplace engagement, well-being, college satisfaction, and alumni attachment. Download here.
The variety of aid sources available to students today can lead to confusion when it comes to policymaking, especially at the state level. Funding for postsecondary education varies across states but is often earmarked to cover tuition and fees. For some programs, financial aid may also help supplement costs for other related expenditures, such as […]
In early 2018, the College Promise Campaign and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will release a playbook for mayors, county executives, and other locally-elected leaders as they establish or expand College Promise programs in their communities. Building a College Promise program is an investment in your community. Be the first to receive a copy of the […]
Michael Dannenberg and Konrad Mugglestone correctly observe that, “nearly every Democrat — and likely a number of Republicans — running for office statewide this cycle will propose some sort of college affordability plan. If those plans are going to deliver as promised and not backfire on large numbers of students, families, and taxpayers, they need […]
Published: November 2016 Sarah Pingel, Emily Parker, Lauren Sisneros Education Commission of the States Download the report here.
The College Promise Campaign Annual Report celebrates the tremendous growth in College Promise programs in the second year since the Campaign launched. Through communications, advocacy, leadership development, cross-sector engagement, and research, the Campaign has encouraged a national movement in communities and states to make a community college education within reach for eligible hardworking students seeking to complete a […]
The College Promise Campaign Annual Report celebrates the tremendous growth in College Promise programs in the first year since the Campaign launched. Through communications, advocacy, leadership development, cross- sector engagement, and research, the Campaign has encouraged a national movement in communities and states to make a community college education within reach for eligible hardworking students […]
A brief overview of the College Promise Campaign, it’s importance in preparing a competitive 21st Century workforce, and how cross-sector collaboration can help in moving forward. Download
The Tennessee Promise today is a statewide Promise program that serves as a model for the development of other statewide initiatives. Led by the efforts of Governor Bill Haslam, it first began as the Knoxville Promise in 2008 and expanded to tnAchieves in 2009. Download
The Oregon Promise is a statewide Promise program that formed in 2015 when State Senator Mark Hass (D) and State Representative Mark Johnson (R) convened a bipartisan committee to increase opportunity so that high school graduates can obtain a community college degree or certificate without the burden of overwhelming debt. Download