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Author(s):Awokoya, J., and Mann, T.
Title:Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Source:http://www.uncf.org/fdpatterson/Portals/0/UNCF_...
Date:2011
Organization:Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute
Short Description:This report highlights students’ perspectives on their experiences on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Annotation:As higher education institutions continue to grapple with the challenge of demonstrating their value in the face of increased pressure to attract, support, and graduate their students, it is important to understand student perspectives; that is, what students themselves say they value in institutions of higher learning. This need to understand the student perspective is true for all institutions—not just historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Students Speak! is timely in many ways because it provides a window into what students who are currently attending private HBCUs1 have to say about why they chose their respective institutions and what they have valued most about their experiences on these campuses.
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One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Common measures for college access and success
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
State future workforce gap summaries
Gateway to College
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Community colleges under stress
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Enrollment status and outcomes
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
McNair scholar handbook
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Workers need training, not tough talk
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Indiana State Profile
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
What's wrong with guys?
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Collegiate learning assessement project
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
College learning for the new global century
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
First generation college students: A literature review
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Closing the gap between high school and college
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Understanding the working college student
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
The breaking through practice guide
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Field guide for improving student success
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
The degree qualifications profile
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Buying college: What consumers need to know
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Latino college completion: Texas
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Leveraging data for college completion
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Operation College Promise
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Hearing on non-traditional students
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Prison vs. Princeton
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
HSIs 2009-10
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Project WIn-Win
National adult learners satisfaction-priorities report
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Student success in higher education
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
College completion toolkit
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Ensuring success for returning veterans
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Everybody ready for college
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
National Coalition for College Completion
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
The condition of education 2011
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Rising by Degrees
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
College InSight
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Community College 2.0
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
HBCU distance learning 2010
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Does public funding for higher education matter?
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Education and incarceration
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
The knowledge we need about race and racism
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Accelerated learning for all
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Earnings by attainment
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education and public safety
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Education and economic competitiveness
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Who graduates in California?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The Breakthrough High School project
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Skills2Compete
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
I-STEM Resource Network
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Windows on achievement and inequality
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Education and economic mobility
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Deciding on postsecondary education
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Adult college completion toolkit
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Cracking the credit hour
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
ECAR study of undergraduate students and information technology, 2012
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
An examination of the information technology job market
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The current health and future well-being of the American research university
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Latino college completion in 50 states
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Educational Policy Improvement Center
SREB Factbook on higher education
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Value of a college education (calculator)
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Schools, skills, and synapses
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Flexible learning options for adult students
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
More student success: A systemic solution
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
Early intervention program and college partnerships
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
New England Journal of Higher Education
Center for Law and Social Policy
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Colorado Reports
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Student African American Brotherhood
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Leading by example
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Nontraditional undergraduates
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Transfer college quality and student performance
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Enacting diverse learning environments: Improving the climate for racial/ethnic diversity in higher education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latinos in graduate education
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Excelencia in education
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Catching the Dream
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Miles to go: Louisiana
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Connecting the dots: Multifaceted analyses of the relationships between student engagement results from the NSSE, and the institutional practices and conditions that foster student success
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Measuring up 2006
OECD Programme for international student assessment
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Bridge Partnership
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Data sources for improving college access and success
School relationships foster success for African American students
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Postsecondary education opportunity
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Cal-SOAP
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
National Center for Academic Transformation
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The workplace realities
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Grantmakers for Education
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Financial education in TRIO programs
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
The value of value-added data
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
What new faculty need to know about assessment
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Ten facts about the recovery
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Pat Tillman Foundation
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Scaling community college interventions
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
The Future Ready Project
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
State policy profiles for completion by design
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly