Resource Library

Explore Achieving the Dream’s Resource Library, a searchable database containing guides, case studies, and reports from Achieving the Dream, Inc., its partner organizations, researchers, and other experts engaged in the work of community colleges and student success. Some resources are produced by ATD investors and are noted with an asterisk (*). These investor-produced materials are not endorsed by Achieving the Dream nor do they represent the only solutions to the various challenges they address. As a body of information, these resources are intended 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
What We Know: Lessons from the Developmental Education Initiative MDC 3/20/2013
Community College Pathways: 2011-2012 Descriptive Report The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 3/14/2013
Data Notes: Jan/Feb 2013 - FINAL ISSUE 3/3/2013
A SMAR3Ter Path through Developmental Math 2/28/2013
Chasing the Data: Using ATD Cohort Indicators to Gauge Student Success and Learning 2/6/2013
College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce 2/3/2013
Get With the Program: Accelerating Community College Students' Entry into and Completion of Programs of Study 2/3/2013
A Guide for College Access to and Use of Labor Market Data The Aspen Institute 2/3/2013
Using Unemployment Insurance Wage Data to Improve Program Employment Outcomes: A Technical Assistance Guide for Community and Technical Colleges National Science Foundation 2/3/2013
Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery Project Reports 2/1/2013
Ahead of the Curve: State Success in the Development Education Initiative Jobs for the Future 12/9/2012
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
Center for Working Families at Community Colleges: Clearing the Financial Barriers to Student Success MDC 7/11/2012
Data Notes: May/June 2012 6/28/2012
Tying Funding to Community College Outcomes - Models, Tools, and Recommendations for States Jobs for the Future 4/1/2012
Data Notes: March/April 2012 3/23/2012
More to Most: Scaling Up Effective Community College Practices MDC 3/22/2012
A Recipe for Student Success: Examining the Essential Ingredients of 3/14/2012
A Tale of Two Colleges: Communicating Strategy and Increasing Alignment with Balanced Scorecard Metrics 3/8/2012
Achieving Success: March 2012 Jobs for the Future 3/8/2012
On the Road to Success: How States Collaborate and Use Data to Improve Student Outcomes Jobs for the Future 2/1/2012
Data Notes: Jan/Feb 2012 2/1/2012
America's Community Colleges: The Key to the College Completion Challenge 1/30/2012
Cutting Edge Series #3: Building Institutional Capacity for Data-Informed Decision Making Public Agenda 1/20/2012


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