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Author(s):College Board
Title:The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Organization:College Board
Short Description:The fastest growing populations in the country are those minority groups with the lowest levels of male educational attainment. The goal of ensuring the future global competitiveness of the U.S. cannot be met without the full participation of our nation's young men of color.
Annotation:The fastest growing populations in the country are those minority groups with the lowest levels of male educational attainment. If present levels of education and current population trends hold, the United States will see a decline in the educational attainment of the country as a whole. The goal of ensuring the future global competitiveness of the U.S. cannot be met without the full participation of our nation's young men of color. It is the goal of this initiatve that this work provides insights that help make this possible.
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African American
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian American/Pacific Islander
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
First Generation College Students
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Male Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development

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Educational needs index state report: Indiana
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Low income student scholarships
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Center for Student Opportunity
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Breaking through: Factsheet
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
College access and success state data
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
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
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
The male achievement gap in Indiana
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
On the road to success
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
State policy profiles for completion by design
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Diverse issues in higher education
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
McNair scholar handbook
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Gateway to College
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State future workforce gap summaries
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
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
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
A call to action: Why America must innovate
School Redesign Network
Opportunity in America: The role of education
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Earnings by attainment
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Alliances for graduate education and the professoriate (AGEP)
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Funding Gaps 2006
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Why community colleges?
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Education and incarceration
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
College InSight
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
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
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Operation College Promise
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
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
California District Report Cards
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The global gender gap index: 2011
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Women Employed
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Grantmakers for Education
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
National Center for Academic Transformation
SREB/Go Alliance
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Gender gap grows
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
National college access network
Postsecondary education opportunity
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Where are the Black scientists?
Educational opportunity for all?
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
UA Adult Focus
African American students and U.S. high schools
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Center for native education
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Retooling career and technical education
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Workers need training, not tough talk
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Facts for education advocates
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
I-STEM Resource Network
Latino college completion in 50 states
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
What is "career ready"?
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Adult college completion toolkit
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Learning in a new key
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Education and economic mobility
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The real technology challenge
Dream it! Do it!
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
What's wrong with guys?
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Just for the kids
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Institute for Educational Leadership
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Nontraditional undergraduates
For better science, just add color
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
SMASH Academy
Puente Project
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
College readiness and high school-to-college success
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Global Skills for Global Completion
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Education Trust-West
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
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Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
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Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
The Future Ready Project
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
The College Match Program
Ten facts about the recovery
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Student success in higher education
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The condition of education 2011
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
The degree qualifications profile
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Everybody ready for college
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
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Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
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Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
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For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Western Policy Exchanges
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Adolescent literacy
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
A detection model of college withdrawal
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Adult College Completion Network
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
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An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Project WIn-Win
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Community college and high school partnerships
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
A paradox of education progress
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Time to Completion Web Site
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
ACE Online Information Center
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Campaign for High School Equity
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
IPEDS Data Center
Breakthrough Collaborative
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
American FactFinder
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
College students working: The choice nexus
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Data sources for improving college access and success
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
College Results Online
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
NCHEMS information center
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Collegiate learning assessement project
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
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The chilly climate: Subtle ways in which women are often treated differently at work and in classrooms
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Schools to watch
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Miles to go: Louisiana
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Orphan Foundation of America
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Quality counts 2008
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
The Breakthrough High School project
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Community colleges under stress
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Good Shepherd Services
Flexible learning options for adult students
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Value of a college education (calculator)
Education watch 2009
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
The minds of boys
Windows on achievement and inequality
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
The Workforce Alliance
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Prison vs. Princeton
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Common measures for college access and success
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Indiana college success coalition
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
College For Every Student
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
New measures of student success in public higher education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
The future workforce of Indiana
Black Alliance for Educational Options
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
Accelerated developmental education project
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Encouraging girls in math and science
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Education and economic competitiveness
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Developing your vision while attending college
College Access: Indiana
Graduate Retention Program
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
The segregation of American teachers
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Stats Indiana
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Making middle grades work
Middle Start
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Leading by example
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
The career pathways how-to guide
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
School relationships foster success for African American students
Undocumented immigrants: Facts and figures
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
College is possible
Lumina Foundation for Education
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
TRIO Programs
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
College success programs
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
2002 State new economy index
Boys and girls harbor
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Peak experiences
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Education and correctional populations
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
CollegeBound Foundation
Minority student achievement network
American youth policy forum
Community College Research Center
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Field guide for improving student success
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
How much are college students borrowing?
Making high school students into "college material"
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
SREB Factbook on higher education
Access to Learning
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
The workplace realities
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Ramp-up to Readiness
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Scaling community college interventions
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Think College Indiana!
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Steps taken on the path forward
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Closing the gap between high school and college
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
What works in student retention 2010
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Leveraging data for college completion
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Pat Tillman Foundation
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Cracking the credit hour
Trends in student aid 2012
5 Education factors in focus
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Trends in student aid 2011
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
National Youth Employment Coalition
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
College completion toolkit
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Five ways education pays initiative
HSIs 2009-10
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Building an early childhood professional development system
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
The National Indian Education Study
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Family factors and student outcomes
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Does money matter? II
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Deciding on postsecondary education
Transparency by design
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
The state of learning disabilities 2009
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Young workers: A lost decade
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Transitions -- First-generation students: A promising concept?
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Foundation for excellent schools
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
The college track: America's sorting machine
Education success program: A collaborative approach to an old challenge
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Education watch online
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
What’s wrong with the guys
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
College persistence on the rise? Changes in 5-year degree completion and postsecondary persistence rates between 1994 and 2000
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Reflecting on reconnecting males to higher education
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Achieve, Inc.
Indiana Business Research Center
Education Trust, Inc
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The knowledge we need about race and racism
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Preparing for college
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Accelerated learning for all
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Bridge program planning guide
Women on the rise
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Access and participation profiles
Native American culture: Education
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Kids Count state-level data online
Turning Points
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
National Indian Education Association
American Indian science and engineering society
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Excelencia in education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Correctional education facts
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Economic diversity on campus
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
Digest of Education Statistics
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Translations for success
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
Hendricks College Network
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Preparing Indiana for the 21st Century
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Starfish Initiative
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Framing new terrain: Older adults & higher education
The family: America's smallest school
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
The Working Poor Families Project
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Sizing up state standards: 2008
State education activities to support mission growth
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2008 (tables)
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
College for working adults
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Tapping America's Potential
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
National Center for Family Literacy
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Information constraints and financial aid policy
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
The Fortune Society: Prisoner Re-entry
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
The road to college
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Federal Education Budget Project
National Center for Learning Disabilities
White students are racially isolated
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
College tools for schools
Schools, skills, and synapses
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Indiana by the numbers
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
See Forever Foundation
YouthBuild USA
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first-generation students
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Community college fast facts
Degree attainment
Community college faculty degree attainment
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Student loans and public accountability
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Enrollment status and outcomes
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The Mind Trust
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Manchester College: Fast forward program
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Virtual schools and 21st century skills
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Growing share of immigrants choosing naturalization
Types of colleges: What suits your child best
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Are high school grades inflated?
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Project Mentor
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Woods external degree (WED) program
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
American diploma project network Indiana action plan</