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WWC Summarizes the Research on InsideTrack Coaching for College Students (November 12, 2019)
InsideTrack Coaching is designed to provide proactive, personalized coaching to help students identify and overcome both academic and non-academic barriers to college persistence and graduation. The WWC reviewed the research and found that InsideTrack Coaching may increase persistence, and may result in little to no change in degree completion for four-year college students.

WWC Summarizes the Research on Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Community College Students (November 5, 2019)
ASAP is designed to remove barriers to college success and completion for community college students seeking associate degrees. The WWC reviewed the research and found that ASAP will likely increase graduation, enrollment, and credit accumulation and persistence rates for community college students.

How U.S. 8th Graders Compare in Computer and Information Literacy Internationally (November 5, 2019)
A new web report shows how U.S. 8th-grade students compare with their international peers in computer and information literacy, capacity to think algorithmically, and use of computer and information technology.

Geocode Restricted-Use Data Files for 2016 National Household Education Surveys Provide Administrative and Survey Data (November 4, 2019)
NCES released supplementary restricted-use geocode data files that include geographic information for the three 2016 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2016) surveys: the Early Childhood Program Participation Survey, the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey, and the Adult Training and Education Survey. The files provide data on access to early care, school choice options, transportation, local labor markets, job training, and more.