My blog discusses the important and complex subjects of college completion, college success, student risk factors (for failing), college readiness, and academic preparation. I will explore the pieces of the college puzzle that heavily influence, if not determine, college success rates.
Policy Alignment to Enhance College Completion
WICHE is the accreditation agency for postsecondary education in the Western USA. It is led by David Longanecker who was Assistant Secretary of Education for the Clinton Administration. WICHE does a lot more than accredit colleges, and has significant policy analytical capability in the k-16 area
Their new report is particularly useful for thinking about systemic policy to improve college completion
. It is called Thinking Outside the Box: Policy Strategies for Readiness, Access, and Success. These policy goals are examined in light of four policy tools: finance,regulation, accountability , and governance. Go to www.wiche.edu/Policy
Changing for this useful report