College & Career

California's College Promise Programs Offer More Than Money to Help Students Succeed

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A new report, written by WestEd’s California College Promise Project, discusses the characteristics of California's flourishing College Promise programs, and highlights leader and practitioner...Read More

WestEd i3 Evaluations Meet Evidence Standards

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A recent report found that three WestEd grant evaluations conducted as part of the Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund were implemented according to What Works Clearinghouse evidence standards.Read More

Diversifying Math Pathways

Colleges are creating math pathways that are relevant to students' fields of study and aligned with the skills needed for success. Read More

Partnering for College and Career Success

With cross-sector partnerships, a REL West alliance is helping to build an education-to-career pipeline in Arizona. Read More

Mayors and the High School Graduation Imperative

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Arizona mayors, educators, and celebrities traveled from door to door, inviting disconnected youth back to school with great results. Read More

Improving College Affordability, Access, and Completion in California

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The California College Promise Project works with College Promise programs to strengthen their visions and collaborate to achieve shared goals.Read More

WestEd Appoints Marsha Hirano-Nakanishi as New Board of Directors Chair

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Hirano-Nakanishi brings 30 years of education leadership to her position and begins her one-year service on July 19. Read More

Recruiting Students for Randomized Controlled Trials in Postsecondary Settings

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Jenna Terrell and Daniel Bugler share challenges and lessons learned. Read More

Data Usability Options for Assessing Eligibility for Higher Education in California

Examination of Data Usability Options for Assessing Eligibility for Higher Education in California

Can federal reporting data be used to determine California students' college eligibility?Read More

Two Washington Colleges Succeeding with WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship

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How can strategic professional development at colleges help achieve equity and foster student success? Read More