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Completion With a Purpose: Innovative Models at Arizona State University

This panel from the 2017 SXSWedu conference explores partnerships that help Arizona State University promote the career readiness of its graduates. YouTube

Real World Solutions for Guiding Students

This workshop from the 2017 SXSWedu conference describes innovative resources for career exploration, college planning and selection, and student success. YouTube

Capturing the Consumer Voice in Education

During the 2017 SXSWedu Conference, Strada Education’s Carol D’Amico and Gallup’s Brandon Busteed describe survey results that offer insights into consumer experiences in and outcomes from higher education View video. YouTube

Inspiring Innovation and Creativity in Higher Education

Strada Education Network President and CEO Bill Hansen addresses the Economic Club of Indiana on higher education and workforce development innovation to benefit millions of students and promote the prosperity of our national, state and local economies. YouTube

Gallup-USA Funds Minority College Graduates Report

Gallup-USA Funds Minority College Graduates Report

Based on responses from 55,812 adults who received bachelor’s degrees, this report examines the higher education experiences and outcomes of graduates from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. Download Whitepaper

Students’ Futures as Investments

Students’ Futures as Investments

Income-share agreements, through which investors pay for students’ college educations in exchange for a fixed portion of their future earnings, are an emerging idea for helping students pay for college. This report from the American Enterprise Institute explores the promise and challenges of ISAs. Read More

Gallup-USA Funds Associate Degree Graduates Report

Gallup-USA Funds Associate Degree Graduates Report

Based on interviews with 2,548 adults whose highest level of education is an associate degree, the report illustrates how many graduates with associate degrees have great jobs and live great lives, and how their college experiences might have factored into each. Read More

State Financial Aid: Applying Redesign Principles Through State Engagement Report

State Financial Aid: Applying Redesign Principles Through State Engagement Report

The Education Commission of the States issued a report covering what it learned during two years of a Strada Education Network-supported initiative focused on state student financial aid redesign. Read More

New Funding, Aligned Incentives Report

New Funding, Aligned Incentives Report

The second in a series of American Enterprise Institute reports on income-share agreements explores how this private financing option can foster innovative methods of delivering postsecondary education, such as competency-based learning and workforce-oriented “boot camps.” Read More

Student and Parent Perspectives on Higher Education Financing: Findings from Focus Groups

Student and Parent Perspectives on Higher Education Financing: Findings from Focus Groups

The third in a series of reports on income-share agreements describes the results of focus groups of college-age students and parents, and their attitudes toward this new method for financing college. Read More