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Author(s):Ozek, U.
Title:Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Source:http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001535-Public...
Date:2011
Organization:Urban Institute
Short Description:Increasing parental choice has been a leading theme of recent education policy intended to enhance the academic achievement of low-performing students in the United States. These policies aim to "level the playing field" in access to high-quality education for disadvantaged students who cannot otherwise afford higher-quality schooling options.
Annotation:Increasing parental choice has been a leading theme of recent education policy intended to enhance the academic achievement of low-performing students in the United States. These policies aim to "level the playing field" in access to high-quality education for disadvantaged students who cannot otherwise afford higher-quality schooling options. Public school choice programs in D.C. are successful; disadvantaged students are able to attend higher-performing schools than their neighborhood public schools, even with prolonged commutes. Overall, the findings provide evidence that the relatively advantaged students are taking advantage of public school choice programs. However, choice exacerbates student quality disparities between low- and high-poverty schools, casting some doubt on the benefits of such programs.
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School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
National Coalition for College Completion
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Parents want to know
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Bullying and open enrollment
Improving the odds for failing schools
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Early warning indicator systems
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Which achievement gap?
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Postsecondary success
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
All Kinds of Minds
Learn and Serve America: National Service Learning Clearinghouse
Network for Good
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Quality counts 2008
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
African American students and U.S. high schools
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Learning in a new key
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
The national articulation and transfer network
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Miles to go: Louisiana
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Kids Count state-level data online
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
American student achievement institute
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
College is possible
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
YourWordsToday.org
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
SparkAction.org
The Center for Public Education
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Growing What Works Database
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Gold Star School Counseling
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Child trends: Education
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Council of the Great City Schools
Deciding on postsecondary education
Parsing the achievement gap II
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
The Equity Project
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
School funding's tragic flaw
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
See Forever Foundation
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Measuring up 2008
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
The accountability illusion
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Breakthrough Collaborative
Parental involvement in middle school: A meta-analytic assessment of the strategies that promote achievement
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Making high school students into "college material"
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The breaking through practice guide
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Education Trust, Inc
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Involving families in high school and college expectations
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Ensuring academic success for English learners
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
What works for Latino students
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
The family: America's smallest school
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Funding Gaps 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
I-STEM Resource Network
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Don't stop collaborating - Just stop creating new collaboratives
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Parents' guide to student success
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
The National Indian Education Study
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
America's private public schools
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Operation Military Kids
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
The College Match Program
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Ramp-up to Readiness
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The economic value of opportunity youth
Early warning system middle grades tool
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Adolescent literacy
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
California District Report Cards
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
What we know about dual enrollment
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Latino college completion: Texas
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Latino college completion: California
Think College Indiana!
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Five ways education pays initiative
Ready by 21: Making quality count
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
ED Data Express
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Understanding the common core state standards
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
P-20 governance
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Closing the gap between high school and college
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
More student success: A systemic solution
HomeworkSpot
Condition of education 2008
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Center for Law and Social Policy
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Windows on achievement and inequality
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Education's best kept secret
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Helping Teens Succeed
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Status of education in rural America
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
A college access contract
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Creating a college-going culture guide
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The Breakthrough High School project
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
A new way on school integration
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Office of Indian education programs
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Dispelling the myth - online
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Foundation for excellent schools
National Association of Street Schools
Minority student achievement network
Educational needs index
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Reaching higher ground: Parental outreach programs at the postsecondary level
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Ready by 21
College InSight
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Making graduation a priority
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
No Excuses University Network
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
High school remediation
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Complete College America
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Student Success Skills
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Background and context for equity audits
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
The Everyone Graduates Center
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
National Center for Summer Learning
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Facts for education advocates
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Collaborative for acadmic, social, and emotional learning (CASEL)
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Gateway to College
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
"Careers for the future" education program
Indiana Partnerships Center
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
College tools for schools
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Intervention Central
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
SREB Factbook on higher education
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Improving adolescent literacy: Effective classroom and intervention practices
BC AVID: Early implementation report
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Moving targets: What it now means to make adequate yearly progress under NCLB
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
A guide to homework for parents to help their children succeed
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Pathways to College Network
Financial education in TRIO programs
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Early reading proficiency (Leading Indicators Series)
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
RTI Action Network: High school resources
Tiered intervention on the high school level
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Impact of homework on student achievement
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
College readiness begins in middle school
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Public attitudes on higher education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
Rural education at a glance
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Smart districts, from Voices in Urban Education
Gender gap grows
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Knowledge is power program
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Engaging families at the secondary level
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
American Indian higher education consortium
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Catching the Dream
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Educational equity center at AED
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
State higher education finance: FY 2006
Just for the kids
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Expanding learning time in high schools
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Indiana Association of Home Educators
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
25 Steps to effective developmental education
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Partnership for Learning
Pathways to excellence
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Washington Data and Reports
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Ohio's career development program
A parent handbook for career development
My Child's Future (MyChildsFuture.org)
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Value-added analysis and education policy
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
National Center for Family Literacy
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
School reform and improvement database
New England Journal of Higher Education
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Kids2College
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
College is affordable: A pilot study
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Research support for school counseling
Planning a school-based mentoring program
Improving community college success
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Database of Indiana school referenda
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Assessing deeper learning
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
State policy profiles for completion by design
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The road to high-quality early education
Western Policy Exchanges
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
CYFERNet program evaluation
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
AYP results for 2010-11
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
The strengths and challenges of community organizing as an education reform strategy: What the research says
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Third grade reading policies
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Data for action 2011
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Kids Count Data Center
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
The effect of perceived parental involvement and the use of growth-fostering relationships on self-concept in adolescents participating in GEAR UP
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
The undereducated American
Measuring inequity in school funding
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Dual enrollment for high school students
The case for change in college admissions
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Chidren's Budget 2010
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Latino college completion: Florida
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Shifting trends in special education
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Changing the odds for children and youth community profile: Northern Kentucky: Building a leadership council
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Are bad schools immortal?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Update on Indiana school referrenda
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
A dozen facts about k-12 education
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
College Greenlight
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
For every 100 girls...
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
The Workforce Alliance
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities: Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
White students are racially isolated
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Parent primer on career exploration
A Better Chance.org
The Kalamazoo Promise
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Improving math performance
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Culture of evidence
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Tolerance.org
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Center for native education
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
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
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The proficiency illusion
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
A science-based framework for early childhood policy
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Institute for Educational Leadership
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Preparing for college
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Pathways to college policy forum
Hoosiers on Jupiter
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Strategic instruction model
National College Access Program Directory
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Big buildings, small schools: Using a small schools strategy for high school reform
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Education and incarceration
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Maximizing the power of education data while ensuring compliance with federal student privacy laws: A guide for state policymakers
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Middle Start
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Diplomas count: An essential guide to graduation policy and rates
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Success for All Foundation
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Pathways to college access and success
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
High school coursework: Policy trends and implications for higher education
What works clearinghouse
Common core of data: Information on public schools and school districts in Indiana
Creating schools that work
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Overview and inventory of state education reforms
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Parents reports of school practices to provide information to families: 1996 and 2003
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
The real truth about low graduation rates: An evidence-based commentary
Increasing the representation of women and people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM): Scan and synopsis of approaches and opportunities
National college access network
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Latino achievement in America
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
The connection between health and high school dropout
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Why Pathways? A Better Approach to Transforming High School Education in California
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Retaining teacher talent: The view from Generation Y
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
College Savings Foundation
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Global Skills for Global Completion
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Center on Education and the Workforce
RTI Wire: Your site for RTI resources
The Condition of Education 2010
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Supplemental educational services non-regulatory guidance
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
State policies on homeschooling
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Field guide for improving student success
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Foundation for Education Excellence
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Interventions for struggling readers
InService: The ASCD community blog
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Evaluation of evidence-based practices in online learning: A meta-analysis and review of online learning studies
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Indiana's Response to Intervention (RTI)
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Princeton Review 2009 "College hopes and worries" survey findings
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
YouthBuild USA
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Education Resource Strategies
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Parent engagement in education
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey