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Author(s):Alliance for Excellent Education
Title:State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Organization:Alliance for Excellent Education
Short Description:State cards provide a statistical snapshot of high schools for each state and the District of Columbia. They include data on funding, teachers' salaries, graduation rates, college readiness, and academic achievement. Where applicable, statewide numbers are compared to the national average and include national rankings.
Annotation:State cards provide a statistical snapshot of high schools for each state and the District of Columbia. They include data on funding, teachers' salaries, graduation rates, college readiness, and academic achievement. Where applicable, statewide numbers are compared to the national average and include national rankings.
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High School
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Research support for school counseling
Latino college completion: State series
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2008
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Building an early childhood professional development system
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Summer Search
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
SREB Factbook on higher education
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
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
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
College For Every Student
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2006
College access and success state data
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
The future workforce of Indiana
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Catching the Dream
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Recent STEM initiatives
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Education watch online
Dropout rates in the United States: 2001
State of college admission 2007
American FactFinder
2002 State new economy index
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Projections of education statistics to 2014
African American achievement in America
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
NCHEMS information center
School relationships foster success for African American students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
High school graduation rates, college continuation rates, and chance for college by state: 1986, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
High school graduation rankings and rates for fifty states 2002
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
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
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Minority student achievement network
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Database of 21st century skills assessments
State of college readiness for Latino students
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Postsecondary Access and Success
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
A Better Chance.org
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The future of public education in New Orleans
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
Economic mobility of black and white families
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Community college enrollment
Earnings by attainment
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Digest of Education Statistics
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Latinos in elementary education
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Educational opportunity for all?
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Returning to our roots: Student access
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
State and district-level support for successful transitions into high school
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
Funding Gaps 2006
ACT high school profile report: National
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Latinos in early childhood education
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Pathways to excellence
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Helping Teens Succeed
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Windows on achievement and inequality
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
The real technology challenge
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The Kalamazoo Promise
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
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 narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
A call to action: Why America must innovate
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
What works clearinghouse
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Diplomas count: An essential guide to graduation policy and rates
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, by state
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Indiana public school student population information
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
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
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Latino achievement in America
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the Common Core of Data: School years 2002-03 and 2003-04
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Talent Development High Schools
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Who's counted? Who's counting? Understanding high school graduation rates
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Good Shepherd Services
YouthBuild USA
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
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
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Chasing the high school graduation rate: Getting the data we need and using it right
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Dropout prevention practice guide
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Center for Law and Social Policy
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
McNair scholar handbook
The state of American manhood
Federal Education Budget Project
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Still a freshman: Examining the prevalence and characteristics of ninth-grade retention across six states
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2006-07
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
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
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Common Core State Standards Initiative
The Everyone Graduates Center
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Meeting the invention challenge
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Family factors and student outcomes
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
A next social contract for the primary years of education
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
What are examples of state legislation focused on high school dropout prevention?
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Project U-turn
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Understanding the common core state standards
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
The Condition of Education 2010
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Education pays 2010
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
College Search Database.com
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
The economic case for higher education
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
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
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
What is "career ready"?
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Latino college completion in 50 states
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Is high school tough enough?
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Why access matters: The community college student body
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Expanded measures of school performance
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Assessing deeper learning
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Parents' guide to student success
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Steps taken on the path forward
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The rise of college student borrowing
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Web tables: Choosing a postsecondary institution
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Diploma to nowhere
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Education Trust-West
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The National Indian Education Study
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
ED Data Express
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Finishing high school: Alternative pathways and dropout recovery
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
The state of learning disabilities 2009
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges, and Libraries
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
High school remediation
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Coming of age (information about educational equity audits)
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
The value of value-added data
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
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Rising by Degrees
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Growing What Works Database
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
I-STEM Resource Network
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Indiana college success coalition
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Economic state of young America
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
The 2008 foundation for child development child and youth well-being index (CWI) report
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
The future of middle-skill jobs
US Department of Labor Youth Services: Summaries of education models
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Smaller Learning Communities Annotated Bibliography
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
College tools for schools
"Careers for the future" education program
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Correctional education facts
Graduation rates in Indiana: An analysis of various methods of caluculating graduation rates
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Just for the kids
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Dispelling the myth - online
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Issue brief - What students need, part 1: Dropout prevention and recovery
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
Education commission of the states' high school database
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Peak experiences
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Common core of data: Information on public schools and school districts in Indiana
Forum guide to education indicators
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Career-related predictors of work-bound and college-bound status of adolescents in rural and nonrural areas
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Achievement in America
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
High school graduation, completion, and dropout indicators: A primer and catalog
First generation college students: A literature review
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
School counselors by state, 2002
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Dropout prevention programs: Right intent, wrong focus, and some suggestions on where to go from here
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Where have all the students gone
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
SMASH Academy
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Alliance for excellent education: Every child a graduate
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Measuring up 2006
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
High school coursework: Policy trends and implications for higher education
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
The state of preschool 2005: State preschool yearbook
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Solutions for our future.org
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
The Gates effect
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Ohio early college high school initiative
Public schools and economic development: What the research shows
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
National Council of La Raza
Focus on dropout factories: Associated press article spotlights low-performing high schools, draws criticism from many school officials
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Projected high school graduates
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Encouraging girls in math and science
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Education and economic mobility
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Improving math performance
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
College Access: Indiana
State of adult literacy
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Fact book bulletin: College degrees benefit states and individuals significantly
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Latinos in graduate education
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
Why community colleges?
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
EPAS®: A system that works
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Distance education
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000