Engaging Students by Engaging Data

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<ul><li><p>Engaging Students by Engaging Data </p></li><li><p>J. Noah Brown President and CEO of ACCT </p><p>Gabriel Rench Vice President of Higher EducaAon </p></li><li><p>Information Gap Many young people simply dont know how a college education can help them gain a solid career, so theyre hesitant to enroll. Others sign up, but drop out later. </p><p>WHY? </p></li><li><p>National EIS Results The average graduate with an associates degree </p><p>will receive $10,700 more each year than they would have with just a high school diploma. This adds up to $470,800 in higher income </p><p>over a working lifetime. </p><p> Students will receive a cumulative $4.80 back in future higher wages for every $1 they spend. This yields a return on investment of $3.80. </p></li><li><p>Becoming Employable</p></li><li><p>Becoming Employable </p></li><li><p>COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRENDS - AT A GLANCE Enrollment 6.7 million credit students were enrolled in community college in Fall 2013. 1 61% of those students were enrolled part-time. 1 43.6% of public two-year students receive federal financial aid. 3 </p><p>Completion 22% of degree or certificate seeking students enrolled in two-year public colleges </p><p>complete within 150% time of normal program length (cohort year 2008). 2 </p><p> More than half of exclusively full-time students (57.6 percent) complete within six years (cohort year 2007). 4 </p><p>Remediation 40.8% of community college students have at some point taken remedial </p><p>coursework. 3 </p><p> 20.8% of community college students enrolled in AY 2011 12 were enrolled in a remedial course. 3 </p><p> These are the highest rates for all sectors of postsecondary education. 3 1. NCES (2014) Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2013; Financial Statistics, Fiscal Year 2013; and Employees in Postsecondary </p><p>Institutions, Fall 2. NCES (2013) Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2012; Financial Statistics, Fiscal Year 2012; Graduation Rates, Selected </p><p>Cohorts, 2004-09; and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2012 3. NPSAS:12 4. NCES (2013) Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates </p></li><li><p>POSTSECONDARY RATINGS The Administration is currently working on a Postsecondary Institution Ratings System (PIRS) to be released for the upcoming school year. It includes three main pillars: </p><p>ACCESS such as percentage of students receiving Pell </p><p>AFFORDABILITY such as average tuition and net price </p><p> OUTCOMES such as graduation and </p><p>transfer rates, and earnings </p></li><li><p>5 </p><p>6 </p><p>7 </p><p>8 Millions </p><p>Enrollment Trends for Two-Year Public Ins9tu9ons (NCES) </p><p>3% 5% 7% 9% 11% </p><p>Yearly Unemployment Rate (BLS) </p></li><li><p>STATE DISINVESTMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION </p><p> Between 2003 through 2012, state funding for all public colleges decreased by 12% overall. 1 </p><p> With an increased enrollments and decreased funding, the median state funding per student declined by 24%. </p><p> Over the same Ame period tuiAon at public colleges increased by 54%. </p><p> During the recent recession 45 states cut funding for two-year public insAtuAons. 2 </p><p> Of those states, 10 decreased funding by more than 30 %, and another 14 states cut funding between 20% and 30%. </p><p> 31 states cut funding for two-year insAtuAons at a higher percentage than four-year insAtuAons. </p><p> 1.GAO (2014) Higher EducaAon State Funding Trends and Policies on Affordability 2.CAP (2014) A Great Recession, a Great Retreat </p></li><li><p>Information Gap Theyre afraid of wasting their time and wracking up debt for an uncertain careerand who can blame them? </p></li><li><p>CAREER: Information GapYoung people struggle to connect their aspirations to real career options. </p><p>Often fail to find the education they need to get them there.</p></li><li><p>Closing the Gap Student successfrom college to careergoes up when colleges clearly demonstrate two things: </p><p>1) The connection between their programs and solid employment </p><p>2) The return on investment that students will gain by attending school </p></li><li><p>North Central State College </p></li><li><p>Tri County Technical College </p></li><li><p>Engaging Students by Engaging Data </p><p>1) Use data to show the connection between your programs and good careers so students know what </p><p>they can do with a particular degree. 2) Use data to demonstrate the value of education so </p><p>that students will know theyre getting a solid return on investment. </p></li><li><p> Gabriel Rench </p><p>gabriel@economicmodeling.com 208.892.5576 </p><p>economicmodeling.com </p></li></ul>