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Author(s):Achieve, Inc.
Title:The Future Ready Project
Organization:Achieve, Inc.
Short Description:Achieve’s Future Ready Project is an initiative to promote and sustain college- and career-ready education policies in all states, designed to make sure all students graduate from high school with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century economy.
Annotation:Achieve’s Future Ready Project is an initiative to promote and sustain college- and career-ready education policies in all states, designed to make sure all students graduate from high school with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century economy. This website is the online, one-stop resource center for the Project. It was designed to provide state and local college- and career-ready advocates with the information and strategies needed to effectively make the case for the college- and career-ready agenda in their states.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
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Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Windows on achievement and inequality
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Breaking through: Factsheet
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Who graduates in California?
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
National Council of La Raza
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Access to success initiative
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Project Mentor
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
EPAS®: A system that works
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Project Complete
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Indiana college success coalition
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
McNair scholar handbook
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Diverse issues in higher education
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
The future workforce of Indiana
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
College for all?
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Growing What Works Database
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
College readiness for all toolbox
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
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
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
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
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Scaling community college interventions
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Gender inequalities in education
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Adult College Completion Network
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
The role of mentoring in college access and success
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Latino college completion: State series
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Latino college completion: Florida
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
The US STEM education model (simulation)
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
The degree qualifications profile
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Developmental education in community colleges
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Adult college completion toolkit
"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
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The economic case for higher education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Common measures for college access and success
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Pat Tillman Foundation
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Western Policy Exchanges
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
The hidden costs of community colleges
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Leveraging data for college completion
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Latino college completion in 50 states
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Common Core implementation workbook
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Cracking the credit hour
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
National Center for Academic Transformation
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
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Postsecondary success
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Ensuring success for returning veterans
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
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
A detection model of college withdrawal
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Latino college completion: California
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
HSIs 2009-10
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
IPEDS Data Center
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
A shared agenda: Action alert for higher education leaders
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Closing the expectations gap 2010
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
The breaking through practice guide
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The Condition of Education 2010
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Economic state of young America
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
College For Every Student
New England Journal of Higher Education
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
The state of learning disabilities 2009
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Developmental Education Toolkit
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
A call to action: Why America must innovate
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Motivating the unmotivated student
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Leading by example
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Addressing the needs of adult learners
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Translations for success
College Access: Indiana
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
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
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Accelerated developmental education project
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
More student success: A systemic solution
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Recent STEM initiatives
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Turning Points
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
USA Funds
Data sources for improving college access and success
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Bridge Partnership
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Success for All Foundation
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects