Postsecondary Education

From community college courses to doctoral programs, postsecondary education encompasses all forms of schooling after completion of high school or its equivalent. RAND's research on postsecondary education programs and institutions throughout the world has been influential; research in Qatar, for instance, led to reform of the National University and a realignment of postsecondary education to societal needs.

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    Education and Training for Work in the Fifty States: A Compendium of State Policies

    Provides an overview of five federal and state education and training policy areas: (1) secondary vocational education, (2) postsecondary vocational education, (3) Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs, (4) welfare-to-work programs, ...

    Jan 1, 1993

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    Local Accountability in Vocational Education: A Theoretical Model and Its Limitations in Practice

    Recent policy initiatives have sought to improve vocational education through increased accountability. The purpose of this study was to analyze existing local accountability systems in vocational education.

    Jan 1, 1992

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    The Changing Demographic Context of Postsecondary Education

    In 1982, in the United States, 3.7 million babies were born who will, if they stay in school and graduate, make up the class of the year 2000. By early in the 21st century, these young adults will be finishing their education and joining the work for...

    Jan 1, 1991

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    After High School, Then What? : A Look at the Postsecondary Sorting-Out Process for American Youth

    Examines patterns of military service, college enrollment, and civilian labor force participation among recent high school graduates and dropouts, and the key factors affecting the postsecondary sorting-out process in the 1980s,...

    Jan 1, 1991

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    Trends in the Postsecondary Enrollment of Minorities

    Many recent press accounts raise concerns that the enrollment of minority individuals, especially black males, in postsecondary education has been declining.

    Jan 1, 1990

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    Affirmative Action in Medical Education and Its Effect on Howard and Meharry: A Study of the Class of 1975

    Compare medical school graduates in terms of actual choice of specialty, patient characteristics, practice location, and specialty board certification

    Jan 1, 1988

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    Two-Year Colleges and Vocational Schools as Sources of Military Manpower

    This study examines the recruiting potential of two-year colleges and postsecondary vocational schools as a means for meeting the military's needs for nonprior service high school graduates in the next decade.

    Jan 1, 1984

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    Potential for Military Recruiting from Two-Year Colleges and Postsecondary Vocational Schools

    This Note is a progress report on a study of the recruiting potential in the two-year college and postsecondary vocational school market — the institutions and their students.

    Jan 1, 1983

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    Effects of Postsecondary Experiences on Aspirations, Attitudes, and Self-Conceptions

    Presents the results of a study of how students' choices of postsecondary activity (college attendance, vocational school, military service, entry into the full time labor force, etc.) affect various aspects of their personal development, including ...

    Jan 1, 1980

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    Strengthening University-Industry Interactions

    Explores potential government roles and policies for strengthening university-industry interactions in the United States in support of industrial innovation and other national goals.

    Jan 1, 1980

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    The Enrollment Effects of Federal Student Aid Policies.

    The Enrollment Effects of Federal Student Aid Policies.

    Jan 1, 1977

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    Avery Calkins

    Associate Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Michigan; M.A. in economics, University of Michigan; B.S. in economics, Carnegie Mellon University

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    Dionne Barnes-Proby

    Social Policy Researcher; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education D.P.A. in public administration - collaborative governance, University of La Verne; M.S.W. in policy, planning, and administration, Loma Linda University; B.A. in psychology and black studies, Pitzer College

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    Daniel Basco

    Adjunct Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.Phil in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; B.S. in social policy, Northwestern University

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    Charles A. Goldman

    Senior Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economic analysis and policy, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; S.B. in computer science and engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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    Lucas Greer

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in public administration, The Ohio State University; M.A. in economics, University of Virginia; B.S. in economics, Le Moyne College

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    Lindsay Daugherty

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.A. in applied economics, University of Michigan; B.A. in economics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Stefanie Howard

    Assistant Dean, Admissions and Strategic Initiatives, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in higher education and organizational change, University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. in economics and sociology, University of California, Davis

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    Lynn Hu

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in international education policy analysis, Stanford University; B.A. in economics, Middlebury College

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    Jessica Kikuchi

    Executive Director of Development, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in ethnic studies, University of California, San Diego; M.P.A. in nonprofit management, California State University-Northridge