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Students and Poverty

by Tod Massa 18. November 2016 21:29
  I am going to be talking about poverty for some time to come. The infographic below highlights the beginning of a discussion that I hope will positively influence how we think about college affordability.  The bottom line is that in 2014, we had over 33,000 undergraduate students who eit... [More]

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More on Independent Students with Dependents Living at or Below the Poverty Level

by Tod Massa 11. November 2016 23:14
A couple of weeks ago, we released the FA29 Report. Marina as followed that up with similar report by race/ethnicity, the FA29A. The trends are interesting, although not surprising. We will be releasing similar reports on dependent students in the very near future.

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Independent Students Living in Poverty, with Dependents

by Tod Massa 28. October 2016 23:54
I am pretty pleased with this new report that Marina has put together. We will be doing some more work with these data. FA29: Trends in Independents with Dependents in Poverty. How many students with dependents living at, or below, the poverty level are at your institution?     //

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SCHEV Data Collection System Shutdown

by MarinaMoschos 26. October 2016 15:26
Dear Reports Coordinators, SCHEV Research would like to inform you that we will be shutting down the Data Collection (DC) and Student Information VCSIN (SIV) systems starting Monday, January 9, 2017 through Sunday, March 12, 2017 to address data requests from the 2017 General Assembly session, syst... [More]

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Degree Completions

by Tod Massa 21. October 2016 22:08
        This is the text of my presentation for Monday to Council about degree completions in 2015-16. Overview The information below details degree completions in 2015-16, with particular focus on in-state undergraduates at public and private nonprofit institutions. Presented ar... [More]

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Degree Completions

by Tod Massa 21. October 2016 22:08
This is the text of my presentation for Monday to Council about degree completions in 2015-16. Overview The information below details degree completions in 2015-16, with particular focus on in-state undergraduates at public and private nonprofit institutions. Presented are summaries of degree- and c... [More]

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The Lottery

by Tod Massa 14. October 2016 22:30
The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day; the flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green. The people of the village began to gather in the square, between the post office and the bank, around ten o'clock; in some towns there were ... [More]

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SREB and Newsletter

by Tod Massa 7. October 2016 23:39
SREB has released new state profiles on College Affordability. Virginia's can be found here. Not sure there is anything exciting or new here, but worth a look. As part of SCHEV's efforts to increase awareness promising practices and issues impacting higher education, SCHEV is launching a weekly new... [More]

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Degrees and Progress

by Tod Massa 30. September 2016 21:36
If you haven't checked the website yet, we have updated the degrees awarded reports. Total degrees and certificates awarded in 2015-16 at public and independent colleges is now at 119,934, more than double in 1996-97's total of 57,929.  In terms of the Commonwealth's goals, this means: Awa... [More]

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Paying the Price

by Tod Massa 23. September 2016 21:04
I've been reading Sara Goldrick-Rab's "Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream." I have not had enough time to finish it yet unfortunately, so I will not give a review. What I will say is that I am pretty sure this should be required reading for anyone ... [More]

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