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Texas Pathways Institute Resource Library

We continually add high-quality resources relevant to Texas Pathways.

Resource Topics

Developmental Education

  1. Core Principles for Transforming Remediation Within a Comprehensive Student Success Strategy - ATD, AACC, CCA, Dana Center, ECS, & JFF (2015)
  2. Is Corequisite Remediation Cost-Effective? Early Findings from Tennessee - CCRC (2016)
  3. When College Students Start Behind - CCRC & The Century Foundation (2016)

Education Choices

  1. On Second Thought - U.S. Adults Reflect on Their Education Decisions - Strada Education Network, Gallup (2017)

Employment

  1. A Resource Guide to Engaging Employers - JFF (2015)
  2. Adding a Gender Lens to Nontraditional Jobs Training - JFF
  3. Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers - CEW (2017)
  4. Degrees of Opportunity: Lessons Learned from State-Level Data on Postsecondary Earnings Outcomes (includes Texas) - AEI (2017)
  5. Employer Engagement Toolkit: From Placement to Partners - JFF (2015)
  6. Good Jobs that Pay Without a BA - CEW (2017)
  7. Making Work-Based Learning Work - JFF (2016)
  8. STEM Pathways - JFF (2014)

Equity

  1. Beyond Financial Aid - Lumina (2015)
  2. Latino Education and Economic Progress - CEW (2017)
  3. The Equality of Opportunity Project - (Stanford, Brown, & Harvard)
  4. What We Know about Equity and Diversity in Apprenticeship - JFF (2017)

Guided Pathways

  1. Guided Pathways Demystified - NCII
  2. Guided Pathways Implementation Stages and Timeline - CCRC (2017)
  3. Implementing Guided Pathways - Early Insights from AACC Pathways Colleges - CCRC (2017)

High School Programs

  1. Blending High School and College Can Sharpen the Focus of Each - JFF (2017)

Making the Case for Guided Pathways

  1. Community Colleges and Student Success: Models for Comprehensive Reform - CCRC (2017)
  2. Get With the Program - CCRC (2012)
  3. Get With the Program... and Finish It - CCRC (2014)
  4. Making the Case for Guided Pathways - AACC, CCRC (2016)

Strategies for Building Momentum

  1. 15 SCH First Semester Enrollment - CCRC (2016)

Technology

  1. Key Considerations for Choosing Technology Solutions to Support Guided Pathways - AACC, NCII, & CCRC (2017)

Texas-Specific

  1. 2017-2018 Texas Transfer Inventory - Dana Center (2015)
  2. AutoCoder - Texas Workforce Commission
  3. Help Wanted Online - Texas Workforce Commission
  4. Labor Market and Career Information - Texas Workforce Commission
  5. Launch My Career Texas
  6. Policy Levers to Strengthen Community College Transfer Student Success in Texas - CCRC (2017)
  7. Target Occupations - Texas Workforce Commission
  8. Texas Career Check - Texas Workforce Commission
  9. Texas Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics
  10. Texas Data - Bureau of Labor Statistics
  11. Texas Data - Center on Education and the Workforce
  12. Texas Higher Education Data
  13. Texas OnCourse - Tri-Agency Initiative
  14. Texas Reality Check - Texas Workforce Commission
  15. Texas Skills to Work - Texas Workforce Commission
  16. Texas Student Success Council - JFF (2014)
  17. Texas Wages - Texas Workforce Commission
  18. Workplace Essential Skills - TWC (2016)

Transfer

  1. Challenge of Transfer - Government Accountability Office (2017)
  2. Is It Really Cheaper to Start at a Community College? The Consequences of Inefficient Transfer for Community College Students Seeking Bachelor’s Degrees - CCRC (2017)
  3. Should Community College Students Earn an Associate Degree Before Transferring to a Four-Year Institution? - CCRC (2014)
  4. Transfer Playbook - Aspen Institute & CCRC (2017)
  5. Tracking Transfer - CCRC, Aspen Institute, National Student Clearinghouse
  6. Transfer as Academic Gauntlet: The Student Perspective - College Board (2013)

Using Data

  1. Using Comparative Information to Improve Student Success - Aspen Institute (2014)

*Source Abbreviations

  • AACC - American Association of Community Colleges
  • AEI - American Enterprise Institute
  • CCA - Complete College America
  • CCRC - Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • CEW - Center on Education and the Workforce, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
  • ECS - Education Commission of the States
  • JFF - Jobs for the Future
  • NCII - National Center for Inquiry & Improvement
  • NSC - National Student Clearinghouse