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IERC Publication: College Readiness and the Potentially Overlapping Outcomes of Community College Entrants (2012-3)

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

This study examines how the interaction of college readiness and key demographic characteristics influences community college outcomes such as credential attainment and transferring to a four-year college.  More

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IERC Presentation: The Geography of the New Teacher Pipeline in Illinois

Eric J. Lichtenberger, Bradford R. White, Karen J. DeAngelis

Illinois Workforce Data Quality Initiative Working Group, Springfield, IL, May 20, 2015.  More

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IERC Publication: College Confidence: How Sure High School Students Are of Their Future Majors (2012-2)

Casey E. George-Jackson and Eric J. Lichtenberger

This study examines how key demographic characteristics are related to confidence in one’s planned major and how that one’s confidence influences degree attainment.  More

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IERC Presentation: Thinking Longitudinally while Focusing on Education Policy

Eric J. Lichtenberger

Illinois Board of Higher Education Faculty Advisory Council, Edwardsville, IL, May 15, 2015.  More

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IERC Publication: College Readiness and the Postsecondary Outcomes of Illinois High School Students (2012-1)

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

This study unpacks the ACT college readiness benchmarks to determine how they are distributed among the Illinois High School Graduating Class of 2003 and how they influence college outcomes.  More

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IERC Presentation: Using Propensity Score Matching to Investigate the Economic Impact of College Outmigration

Eric Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

American Educational Research Association, Advanced Studies of National Databases SIG, April 17, 2015, Chicago, IL.  More

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IERC Publication: Reverse Transfer Students and Postsecondary Outcomes: A Potential Opportunity (2011-5)

Eric J. Lichtenberger

This study establishes the predictors of reverse transferring using a form of survival analysis called Cox regression. Also, the reverse transfer students were tracked longitudinally to determine who returns to a four-year college and eventually completes a bachelor’s degree.   More

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IERC Presentation: The Early Childhood Educator Preparation Innovation Grants: Lessons from Initial Implementation

Eric Lichtenberger, Brenda Klostermann, and Dan Duffy

Gateways to Opportunity Higher Education Forum, Normal, IL, April 9-10-2015.  More

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IERC Presentation: Update on the Early Childhood Innovation Implementation Evaluation

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Dan Q. Duffy

St. Xavier University, December 12th, 2014.  More

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IERC Publication: A longitudinal Study of Illinois High School Graduates with Disabilities: A Six-Year Analysis of Postsecondary Enrollment and Completion (2010-4)

Eric J. Lichtenberger

This descriptive study examines the college outcomes of high school graduates with disabilities.  More

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