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Author(s):Luppescu, S., Allensworth, E., Moore, P., and de la Torre, M.
Title:Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Source:http://ccsr.uchicago.edu/publications/Trends_CP...
Date:2011
Organization:Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago
Short Description:Trends in Chicago’s Schools Across Three Eras of Reform finds that Chicago Public Schools has experienced tremendous growth in graduation rates over the past 20 years, but learning gains have been modest. This report tracks elementary and high school test scores and graduation rates in Chicago since 1988, when U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett proclaimed the city’s public schools to be the worst in the nation.
Annotation:Trends in Chicago’s Schools Across Three Eras of Reform finds that Chicago Public Schools has experienced tremendous growth in graduation rates over the past 20 years, but learning gains have been modest. This report tracks elementary and high school test scores and graduation rates in Chicago since 1988, when U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett proclaimed the city’s public schools to be the worst in the nation. Key findings from the report include: Graduation rates in Chicago have improved dramatically, and high school test scores have risen; more students are graduating without a decline in average academic performance. Math scores have improved incrementally in the elementary/middle grades, while elementary/middle grade reading scores have remained fairly flat for two decades. Racial gaps in achievement have steadily increased, with white and Asian students making more progress than Latino students, and African American students falling behind all other groups. Despite progress, the vast majority of CPS students have academic achievement levels that are far below where they need to be to graduate ready for college.
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Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
California District Report Cards
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
ED Data Express
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
America's private public schools
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
The economic value of higher teacher quality
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Research support for school counseling
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Educational Policy Improvement Center
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Deciding on postsecondary education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Family factors and student outcomes
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Knocking at the college door: California state report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Improving math performance
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The funding gap (Spanish version)
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Gateway to College
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
American student achievement institute
Minority student achievement network
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Latino achievement in America
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Voices in urban education
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Education watch online
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
What works for Latino students
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Ramp-up to Readiness
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Mobility makers
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Latinos in secondary education
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Engaging students, challenging the odds
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Indian students and college preparation
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Talent Development High Schools
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino youth and the pathway to college
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
I-STEM Resource Network
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Windows on achievement and inequality
Measuring up 2008
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Facts for education advocates
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
School funding's tragic flaw
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
The funding gap 2007
Value-added analysis and education policy
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
The Breakthrough High School project
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The achievement gap where you live
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
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
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Breakthrough Collaborative
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Background and context for equity audits
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Parents' guide to student success
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
The impact of teacher experience
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Advocacy in action toolkit
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Parents want to know
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The hidden costs of community colleges
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Chidren's Budget 2010
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
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
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Are bad schools immortal?
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
2008 College-bound seniors
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
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
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Gallup student poll national report
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
YourWordsToday.org
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Project U-turn
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
The Condition of Education 2010
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Differential grading standards among high schools
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
ACT high school profile report: National
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
African American students and U.S. high schools
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Status of education in rural America
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
The national articulation and transfer network
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
The family: America's smallest school
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
College access and success state data
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
McNair scholar handbook
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Raising boys' achievement
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Foundation for excellent schools
Meeting five critical challenges of high school reform: Lessons from research on three reform models
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Educational needs index
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Kids Count state-level data online
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Expanding learning time in high schools
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Enrollment management trends report: A snapshot of the 2011 ACT tested high school graduates
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
2012 National survey of school counselors
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
The undereducated American
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Measuring inequity in school funding
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
A voice from the middle
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Collegiate learning assessement project
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
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
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Smart districts, from Voices in Urban Education
Pathways to college policy forum
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
National College Access Program Directory
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
The segregation of American teachers
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Results that matter: New technology high school at a glance
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
School relationships foster success for African American students
Rural education at a glance
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
High school curriculum, diplomas, and SAT Scores: How high school curriculum and diploma choices relate to SAT scores and college choice
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Learning to earn
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Pathways to college access and success
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Success for All Foundation
Cal-SOAP
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Bridges to Success
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
What works clearinghouse
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
For every 100 girls...
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
New England Journal of Higher Education
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Racial disparities and the new federalism
A Better Chance.org
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Sizing up state standards: 2008
College tools for schools
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Good Shepherd Services
Private K-12 schools lag far behind public schools in using federal education programs
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
Creating a college-going culture guide
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
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
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
High school dropouts in America
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Selected state data
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
EPAS®: A system that works
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Gold Star School Counseling
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Complete College America
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
College InSight
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Condition of Education 2009
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Parsing the achievement gap II
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
SREB Factbook on higher education
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
The accountability illusion
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
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
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
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
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Insuring college failure risk
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Preparation for college admissions exams
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Common Core State Standards Initiative
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Understanding the common core state standards
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Bullying and open enrollment
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Transforming education in America
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
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
The College Match Program
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Assessing deeper learning
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
RTTD Action brief: Establishing the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
A dozen facts about k-12 education
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Interactive learning online at public universities: Evidence from randomized trials
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
End-of-course exams
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Is high school tough enough?
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
CollegeMeasures.org
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Education pays 2010
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Student victimization in U.S. schools: Results from the 2007 school crime supplement to the national crime victimization survey
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2008
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Closing the gap between high school and college
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Funding education equitably: The "comparability provision" the move to fair and transparent school budgeting systems
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
Everybody ready for college
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Latino college completion: Florida
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
No Excuses University Network
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
National Center for Summer Learning
Summer Search
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
College-going cultures in urban high schools
The state of learning disabilities 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
The impact of afterschool programs that promote personal and social skills
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Can middle school reform increase high school graduation rates?
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
High school remediation
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Trends in the use of school choice: 1993-2007
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
SREB/Go Alliance
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Relationships between EPAS scores and college preparatory course work in high school
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
What kind of test preparation is best?
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Project Mentor
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Funding Gaps 2006
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
The ASCA national model
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Washington Data and Reports
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
School Redesign Network
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
The real technology challenge
Center for native education
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Starfish Initiative
See Forever Foundation
Community colleges under stress
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
State future workforce gap summaries
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Indiana by the numbers
The cost of small high schools: A literature review
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
White students are racially isolated
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Reforming education in Indiana: High achievers speak out
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
Gender gap grows
Cristo Rey
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Peer tutoring and mentoring services for disadvantaged secondary school students
First generation college students: A literature review
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Public attitudes on higher education
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Office of Indian education programs
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Catching the Dream
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Education and incarceration
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Getting ready for college: What student engagement data can tell us
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Peak experiences
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
College access: From the inside out
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Strategic instruction model
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
A new way on school integration
Just for the kids
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Education issues 2007
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Accelerated learning for all
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Private schools: A brief portrait
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
On the road to success
On her majesty's school inspection service
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
The economic case for higher education
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
What is "career ready"?
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Trends in college pricing 2011
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Kids Count Data Center
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Latino college completion: California
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Principal-counselor toolkit
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Early warning system middle grades tool
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
State pre-k assessment policies: Issues and status
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Latinos in elementary education
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Creating schools that work
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
What we can learn from high school students
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
High Tech High Foundation
First year college performance: A study of home school graduates and traditional school graduates
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Linking career/technical studies to broader high school reform
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Data sources for improving college access and success
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Staying on course: Standards based reform in America's schools
Gender differences in participation and completion of undergraduate education and how they have changed over time
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
When it comes to school, girls rule
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Small schools, big results: Nebraska high school completion and postsecondary enrollment rates by size of school district
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Education Trust, Inc
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Who graduates? Who doesn't? A statistical portrait of public high school graduation Class of 2001
2004 Public opinion survey on education in Indiana
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
The new demography of America's schools: Immigration and the No Child Left Behind Act
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Developing and using student data: Bartholomew county's six year follow-up study
Measuring up 2006
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
State of college admission 2007
Prep for prep
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
The minds of boys
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Empowering students: How Georgia College early college changes student aspirations
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Reenrollment of high school dropouts in a large, urban school district
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
The future of middle-skill jobs
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
The future workforce of Indiana
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
YouthBuild USA
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Projections of education statistics to 2016
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Education spending and changing revenue sources
High school - Advanced placement
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
The American freshman: National norms for fall 2005
A college access contract
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Retooling career and technical education
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Database of 21st century skills assessments
The proficiency illusion
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
State of college readiness for Latino students
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Response to Intervention policy
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The Center for Public Education
Council for Exceptional Children
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
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
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College readiness standards
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The fiscal effects of investing in high-quality preschool programs
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Overcoming doubts about online learning
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
2008 GED testing program statistical report
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Numbers and types of public elementary and secondary schools from the common core of data: School year 2009-10 first look
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Improving community college success
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Community college student survey
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university st