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Paying the Price For Higher Ed

As we get ready for HSI 2019 here at Starfish, I am reminded of some of the enduring student success issues in higher ed. At HSI 2018, scholar-activist and author Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab delivered an inspiring keynote presentation on the equity gap in higher ed in the face of a challenging financial aid system.

College Knowledge: Preparing Students for Postsecondary Success

My name is Jessica Garner and I’m the Director of College Readiness for Union County Public Schools, just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. More importantly, I’m a mother. My oldest daughter is just starting the process of searching for the college of her dreams.

General Manager of Starfish by Hobsons to Present at DREAM 2019

ARLINGTON, VA - February 19, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, announced today that Howard Bell, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Starfish, will present at DREAM 2019 hosted by Achieving the Dream at 12:00 p.m. (PST) on Wednesday, February 20.

Naviance to Advance College, Career and Life Readiness for Michigan Students

ARLINGTON, VA - February 19, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, today announces intentions to further support Michigan Public Act 227 to increase the number of college- and career-ready students with an emphasis on increasing the number of citizens working in high-demand fields.

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Orange County, CAEducation Research & Development Institute Winter Institute 2019

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AASA NCE

Los Angeles, CAAASA 2019 National Conference on Education

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Analytics for Student Success Practitioners

OnDemand Webinar: Data analytics is emerging as a critical tool to support student success professionals.

High Value Inquiry Blog-Part 2 Not All Inquiries Are Equal: What do I do with High Value Inquiries?

Okay, you’ve identified your high value inquiries -- a student that has raised their hand in some way to demonstrate a heightened level of interest in your institution. Now what?

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Northwest Arkansas Community College: Increasing Attendance and Retention with Starfish

Faced with a declining enrollment and many at-risk students, including 50% of all freshmen students needing remedial coursework in math, NWACC needed a way to closely track students in an eff ort to increase retention and student success. Since implementation in 2011, Starfish has been a key element in NWACC’s student retention efforts.

Expanding College and Career Readiness: Introducing the CCLR Framework Webinar

Join Carol Lopez, Ed.S, Supervisor of College and Career Readiness at Broward County Public Schools and Dr. Kim Oppelt, Director of Research at Hobsons to learn how the new CCLR Framework provides a foundational blueprint for district-wide readiness.

A Look at Course Trends

Even though many institutions have excellent institutional research (IR) offices, they may have volumes of institutional and student data but don’t have the tools or processes in place to leverage that data to make decisions at scale.

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Evaluating What Works: Using Data and Analytics to Identify High Impact Programs

This webinar will be an encore of a 2018 National Symposium on Student Retention presentation from Starfish and Fayetteville State University.