Knowledge Center

Explore Achieving the Dream’s Knowledge Center-  a searchable database containing guides, case studies, and reports from Achieving the Dream, Inc., Achieving the Dream Founding Partners, Partner Organizations, and other experts engaged in the work of community colleges and student success. These resources serve to support Achieving the Dream Institutions throughout the process of institutional reform and assist in creating a culture of continuous improvement.

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Title Author Date
Education Trust Higher Education Practice Guide: Learning From High-Performing and Fast-Gaining Institutions 1/16/2014
Financial Aid 101 for Trustees and Community College Leaders 12/11/2013
THE MISSING PIECE: Quantifying Non-Completion Pathways to Success 11/11/2013
Demographic and Academic Characteristics of Pell Grant Recipients at Community Colleges 11/1/2013
Advancing Underrepresented Minorities In STEM Education and Careers Achieving the Dream, Jobs for the Future 10/15/2013
Structured Pathways and Completion Policy Self-Assessment Tool Achieving the Dream, Jobs for the Future 10/1/2013
Redesigning the Pell Grant Program for the Twenty-First Century 10/1/2013
Role Ambiguity in Online Courses: An Analysis of Student and Instructor Expectations 10/1/2013
Moving Forward: Early Findings from the Performance-Based Scholarship Demonstration in Arizona 10/1/2013
Joining Forces: How Students Success Centers Are Accelerating Statewide Community College Improvement Efforts Jobs for the Future 10/1/2013
What We Know About Nonacademic Student Supports 9/17/2013
Performance-Based Scholarships: What Have We Learned? 8/1/2013
Enhancing Rigor in Developmental Education 7/1/2013
The Economic Benefits of Attaining an Associate Degree Before Transfer: Evidence From North Carolina 7/1/2013
Supporting Latino Community College Students: An Investment in Our Economic Future 6/1/2013
Pathways to Improvement The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 5/10/2013
Building the Foundation for Success: Case Studies of Breaking Through Tribal Colleges and Universities Jobs for the Future 4/15/2013
Community College Pathways: 2011-2012 Descriptive Report The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 3/14/2013
A Faster Connection: Using Technology to Enhance Engagement Between Faculty and Students 2/6/2013
Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery Project Reports 2/1/2013
Working Families Success Strategy: College Implementation Guide MDC 1/1/2013
Cornerstones of Completion: State Policy Support for Accelerated, Structured Pathways to College Credentials and Transfer Jobs for the Future 12/14/2012
Autonomy and Innovation: Systemic Change in a Decentralized State Jobs for the Future 10/31/2012
Connection by Design: Students' Perceptions of Their Community College Experiences Public Agenda 10/2/2012
Increasing Latina/o College Completion: Mistakes and Opportunities 8/20/2012

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