Resource Library

We fund actionable research by scholars and practitioners that can inform systems change in Texas education. We also write our own research briefs to provide timely and succinct information on topics relevant to postsecondary access and student success in our state. We make this research accessible and free through this searchable library.

SEARCH OUR LIBRARY

SEARCH OUR LIBRARY

Policy Levers to Strengthen Transfer Success

Texas relies heavily on its community colleges to provide low-cost access to undergraduate coursework for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree. The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University researched ways to improve postsecondary success for Texas transfer students. Using Clearinghouse data, policy analysis, and interviews with educators,

Read the full brief

Issue Briefs: The Pathway to Completion

Only one in five Texas eighth graders will complete some form of postsecondary credential within six years of high school graduation. Greater Texas Foundation works to ensure students remain on a solid education pathway by supporting efforts to ensure Texas students are prepared for, have access to, persist in, and

Read the full brief

Policy Levers to Strengthen Transfer Success

Texas relies heavily on its community colleges to provide low-cost access to undergraduate coursework for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree. The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University researched ways to improve postsecondary success for Texas transfer students. Using Clearinghouse data, policy analysis, and interviews with educators, CCRC found that the existing ...

Read More

Issue Briefs: The Pathway to Completion

Only one in five Texas eighth graders will complete some form of postsecondary credential within six years of high school graduation. Greater Texas Foundation works to ensure students remain on a solid education pathway by supporting efforts to ensure Texas students are prepared for, have access to, persist in, and complete postsecondary education. This series ...

Read More

Pathways of Promise: The Link Between Math and Outcomes Beyond High School

E3 Alliance published a 2014 statewide research study analyzing the relationship between the highest level of mathematics mastered by high school students and subsequent education outcomes. Based on the results, E3 Alliance made the following recommendations: Strengthen middle school math instruction and counseling. Develop fourth-year CTE courses aligned to college majors. Build a stronger educator ...

Read More

How to Design a Scholarship Program that Improves College Completion

College scholarships have long played an important role in ensuring access to postsecondary education in the U.S. However, we are now focusing on persistence and completion as well. According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board which tracked the cohort of students who were 9th graders in 1997,  thirty percent enrolled in postsecondary education and ...

Read More

Note: Inclusion of a resource of this website does not imply endorsement by Greater Texas Foundation.

Subscribe

* indicates required