How Will We Get There: One Scenario Improved high school graduation and college going 3,631,000 Improved public college completion rates 5,314,629 Adults, first time in college 1,531,371 Returning adults (some college no degree) 7,241,956 High-value certificates 6,689,022 Total additional degrees by 202524,407,978
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Income inequality grows along with the postsecondary skills gap
Why Must Ohio Achieve Goal 2025? 1.By 2018, 53% of Ohio’s jobs will require postsecondary education. 2.By 2018, 967,000 of the projected 1,700,000 job openings will require postsecondary credentials.
Source: Closing Equity Gaps is a Demographic Necessity Population Division, Population Projections, U.S. Census Bureau. Released 2008. Millions Data for all races exclude Hispanics.
Source: To Succeed We Must Close Income Gaps B.A. Rate by Age 24 (2010) Young People from Highest Income Quartile 79% Young People from Lowest Income Quartile 11% Postsecondary Education Opportunity, “Bachelor’s Degree Attainment by Age 24 by Family Income Quartiles, 1970 to 2008.
Source: Yet flagships give about the same amount of aid to higher-income students as they do to low-income students “Opportunity Adrift,” The Education Trust, 2010.. Family Income (2007) Total Institutional Grant Aid (2007) $0 – 30,200$394.2 $30,201 - 54,000$388.3 $54,001 - 80,400$368.4 $80,401 – 115,400$399.9 $115,400 +$361.4
Source: And We Serve Those Least Who Need Us Most College Board
To Succeed We Must Create 21 st Century Systems To Deliver Learning
Source: A Learning Based System Is NOT 1.Focused on courses and seat time 2.Organized around semesters 3.Reliant on proxies for learning 4.A “one size fits all” approach
Source: A Learning Based System IS 1.Outcomes based 2.Defined by transparent and assessable learning aligned with 21 st century needs 3.Student centric 4.Open to acceleration 5.Open to innovative affordable delivery models for customized learning at scale
Why a College Completion Imperative? The Economy Demands It Our Quality of Life Depends On It The Health of Our Democracy Depends On It Our People Will Suffer Terribly Without It
How Does Ohio Reach Goal 2025? By Focusing On: 21 st Century Students Transparent Data/Coordinated Action Quality Learning Aligned with 21 st Century Demands Greater Investment In and Productivity Of Higher Education to Increase Our Capacity to Serve
Goal 2025: Ohio’s Imperative and Their Necessity for a Decent Life