Reports

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees


How 22 Cities Helped High School Students Complete More FAFSAs and Get More Financial Aid Dollars

The Kresge Foundation partnered with the National College Access Network (NCAN) to launch the FAFSA Completion Challenge Grant Initiative, designed to support metro-wide efforts to increase FAFSA completion among high school seniors. Kresge commissioned HEI to evaluate the grant program and identify best practices for city leaders moving forward.

Learn more and download the report.

Briefs, Evaluations

Adult College Completion in the 21st Century


What We Know and What We Don’t

HEI conducted an evaluation of Lumina Foundation’s Adult College Completion initiative. This initiative is a coordinated foundation effort that funded several grantees, each of which is taking a different approach to helping adult students with some college credit complete a college degree.

In addition to the report, HEI has written three briefs for the project:

Reports

The Diversity Pipeline Programs in Legal Education


Context, Research, and a Path Forward

Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis commissioned a report to examine effective practices in diversity pipeline programs. The Diversity Pipeline Programs in Legal Education: Context, Research, and a Path Forward report highlights the issue of diversity in legal education, provides an overview of the diversity pipeline, explores programs that seek to improve the pipeline and provides several recommendations for leaders and supporters of diversity pipeline programs.