Issue Briefs

Baum, Sandy, Thomas Bailey, Eric Bettinger, Susan Dynarski, Arthur Hauptman, Harry Holzer, James Jacobs, Kathleen Little, Bridget Terry Long, Michael McPherson, James Rosenbaum, Donald Saleh, Judith Scott-Clayton, Sarah Turner.(2013) Rethinking Pell Grants. College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, report of the Rethinking Pell Grants Study Group.

Long, B. T. and Zack Mabel. (2012) “Barriers to College Success: Income Disparities in Progress to Completion.”

Baum, Sandra, Susan Dynarski, Art Hauptman, B. T. Long, Michael McPherson, Judith Scott-Clayton, and Sarah Turner. (2011) Suggestions for Pell Grant Reform. Washington, DC. College Board.

Long, B. T. (2010) “The Supply Side of Higher Education: Higher Education Finance and the Potential of Using Institutional Incentives to Support Student Success.” Prepared for the project on Reform and Innovation in the New Ecology of U.S. Higher Education, Stanford University.  Principal Investigators: Mitchell Stevens and Michael Kirst.

Long, B. T. (2010) “Financial Aid: A Key to Community College Student Success.” Issue Brief prepared for the White House Summit on Community Colleges, October 5th.

Bettinger, Eric and B. T. Long. (2009) Strategies for the Redesign of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study. Submitted to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Long, B. T. (2009) Emerging Issues in Postsecondary Access and Choice: Implications for the Conceptualization and Modeling of College Decisions. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)/National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Access and Choice Project.

Long, B. T. (2007) College Remedial and Developmental Courses: Serving the Needs of Under-Prepared Students. Information Brief for Program Officers. Seattle: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, November.

Long, B. T. (2006) Postsecondary Remediation: Major Questions and Research. Report for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Long, B. T. (2004) “The Role of Perceptions and Information in College Access: An Exploratory Review of the Literature and Possible Data Sources.” Boston: The Education Resources Institute (TERI).

Longanecker, David, Cheryl D. Blanco, and B. T. Long. (2004) “The Impact of Federal Financial Aid Policies on the Funding, Design, Operation, and Marketing of State and Institutional Financial Aid Policies and Practices: A Review of the Literature.” Boston: The Education Resources Institute (TERI).