Rural Community College Excellence
A new report by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program identifies four pathways that the best rural and Tribal community colleges use to capitalize on strengths and overcome challenges to achieve student success.
Investing in People: Reinventing Education
Paper provides overview of issues facing education in the context of an increasingly globalized economy.
Greater Expectations: The South’s Workforce is The South’s Future
Paper states Southern workforce should direct policy focus on skill training to keep up with changing economic tides and industries.
Piney Road: Work, Education, and The Re-Making of the Southern Family
Paper aims to use case study of several families in the Piney Road community of Georgia to highlight situational aspects of poverty, education, family, and work in the Rural South.
A Community Researcher’s Guide to Rural Data: Where to find answers to questions about Rural America’s Population and Labor Force, Income, Health, and Education, Industries and Government
Manual was prepared in order to present reliable and timely data as a prerequisite for sound planning and policy development.
Would You Like to Swing On A Star?: Opportunities to improve Education in Kentucky’s Fifth Congressional District
Research findings on poor economic conditions and issues of educational attainment in Kentucky's 5th Congressional District, one of the lowest performing districts in public education in the U.S. at the time.