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Author(s):Griffin, K., and Gilbert, C.
Title:Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Organization:Center for American Progress
Short Description:As part of a national effort to develop workable strategies to address the needs and concerns of student veterans, this report presents the Environmental Evaluation for Veterans Index, or EEVI, which will provide higher education institutions and policymakers with the tools needed to assess campus environments for veterans.
Annotation:As the nation strives to reach President Barack Obama’s goal of becoming the world’s leader in terms of college completion by 2020, the needs and concerns of a growing veteran population must be addressed. Developing strategies that increase the likelihood of veterans completing their studies and earning their degrees will certainly contribute positively to this goal and simultaneously promote national competitiveness as well as appropriately compensating veterans for their service. As part of this effort to develop workable strategies, this report presents the Environmental Evaluation for Veterans Index, or EEVI, which will provide higher education institutions and policymakers with the tools needed to assess campus environments for veterans. The EEVI is an assessment tool based on a comprehensive review of published research and recommendations related to working with the student veteran population, as well as the findings of a new multi-institutional study. The index allows institutions to clearly and consistently measure whether they have the services, policies, and sources of support necessary to assist returning veterans transition into higher education.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Campus Climate and Diversity
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Non-traditional Students
Veterans/Students in the Military/Military Families

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Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
College completion toolkit
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Common measures for college access and success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
National Council of La Raza
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
The real technology challenge
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Project Complete
New England Journal of Higher Education
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Growing What Works Database
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
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
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Education pays 2010
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
IPEDS Data Center
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Diverse issues in higher education
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The higher education landscape for student service members and veterans in Indiana
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
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
Transparency by design
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Grantmakers for Education
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Rising by Degrees
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Workers need training, not tough talk
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Just for the kids
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
College learning for the new global century
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Educational needs index
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Measuring up 2006
The art of student retention
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
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
College success programs
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
What new faculty need to know about assessment
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Student success in higher education
The condition of education 2011
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Closing the gap between high school and college
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
The College Match Program
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
The case for change in college admissions
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Cohort default rates in context
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
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
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
State policy profiles for completion by design
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Western Policy Exchanges
Pat Tillman Foundation
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
The Future Ready Project
Changing the conversation about productivity: Strategies for engaging faculty and institutional leaders
Latino college completion: Texas
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
What works in student retention 2010
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
National and regional accreditation information
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
How America pays for college 2012
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
5 Education factors in focus
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
First generation college students: A literature review
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Student Retention.org
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Nontraditional undergraduates
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Higher education accountability for student learning
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Access to success initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Accelerated developmental education project
Enrollment status and outcomes
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
I-STEM Resource Network
More student success: A systemic solution
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Breaking through: Factsheet
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Global Skills for Global Completion
Time to Completion Web Site
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
The College Completion Agenda
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
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
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
New measures of student success in public higher education
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Access to Learning
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
College access and success state data
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Economic state of young America
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Measuring up 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
The future of middle-skill jobs
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Flexible learning options for adult students
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Center for Law and Social Policy
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
The role and relevance of rankings in higher education policymaking
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Operation Diploma
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
State education activities to support mission growth
Deciding on postsecondary education
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
The President's Forum
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
The effects of public support on college attainment
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Strategic directions in Indiana education
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Retooling career and technical education
Student loans and public accountability
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Indiana college completion rates 2007
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Lumina Foundation lessons: Places - and faces - that foster student success
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
The chilly climate: Subtle ways in which women are often treated differently at work and in classrooms
Eighteen ways to warm up the chilly climate: Recommendations for faculty members
Intervening when male students engage in negative behaviors toward women
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
A culture of evidence: Postsecondary assessment and learning outcomes
Improving student assessment: A toolkit for developing organizational and administrative support for student assessment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Community College Research Center
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
School relationships foster success for African American students
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Assuring academic quality in the 21st century: Self-regulation in a new era
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
What is "career ready"?
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
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
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Adult College Completion Network
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Steps taken on the path forward
Latino college completion: State series
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
The role of mentoring in college access and success
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Everybody ready for college
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Community college and high school partnerships
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Think College Indiana!
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Latino college completion: California
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Women Employed
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
College Search Database.com
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Prison vs. Princeton
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Snapshot report: Mobility
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Improving the odds for failing schools
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Snapshot report: Persistence
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
The global gender gap index: 2011
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Transfer and articulation policies
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Why is college so expensive?
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
How America saves for college: 2010
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
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
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Third grade reading policies
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Supporting first-generation college students through classroom-based practices
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Interactive learning online at public universities: Evidence from randomized trials
Helping youth develop soft skills for job success: Tips for parents and families
2012 SREB Annual Report
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Common Core implementation workbook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Learning in the fast lane: Adult learners’ persistence and success in accelerated college programs
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Baccalaureate and beyond: A descriptive summary of 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipient
College completion: Additional efforts could help education with its completion goals
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
College Results Online
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Postsecondary education opportunity
Achieve, Inc.
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Engagement in assessment: A toolkit for faculty and administrators invovled in student assessment
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Gender gap grows
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
NASPA: Student affairs administrators in higher education
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Enacting diverse learning environments: Improving the climate for racial/ethnic diversity in higher education
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Education and incarceration
Correctional education facts
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Excelencia in education
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Fifteen Ways For Students to Warm Up the Chilly Classroom Climate
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
For better science, just add color
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Accelerated learning for all
Student African American Brotherhood
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Educational opportunity for all?
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
First in my family: A profile of first-generation college students at four-year institutions since 1971 - executive summary
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Postsecondary Access and Success
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The Breakthrough High School project
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Education and economic competitiveness
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Economic mobility project
Economic mobility of black and white families
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Anderson University: ADVANCE
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Windows on achievement and inequality
National Center for Learning Disabilities
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Findings from the 2009 administration of the Your First College Year (YFCY) national aggregates
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
College Savings Foundation
The nature of innovation in the community college
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Financial education in TRIO programs
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Engaging diverse viewpoints: What is the campus climate for perspective taking?
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
College for all?
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The new net price calculator for college website
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Online learning as a strategic asset: A resource for campus leaders
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
How much are college students borrowing?
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Aligning state approval and regional accreditation for online postsecondary institutions: A national strategy
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
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
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
The Workforce Alliance
Tapping America's Potential
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
Community colleges under stress
State future workforce gap summaries
Gateway to College
National League of Cities
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Research on retention and attrition
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Educational Policy Improvement Center
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Developmental Education Toolkit
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
A paradox of education progress
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
The Condition of Education 2010
Center on Education and the Workforce
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Getting past go: Rebuilding the remedial education bridge to college success
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
College retention and graduation rates
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Pathways to College Network
Insuring college failure risk
A shared agenda: Action alert for higher education leaders
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
ACE Online Information Center
Higher Education Price Index (HEPI)
Considerations for state colleges and universities in a post-recession America
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program (Fact Sheet)
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A Culture of Evidence: An Evidence-Centered Approach to Accountability for Student Learning Outcomes
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
All Kinds of Minds
The minds of boys
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
The state of American manhood
For every 100 girls...
Collaborating for success
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Who graduates in California?
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Orphan Foundation of America
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Framing new terrain: Older adults & higher education
The family: America's smallest school
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Connected by 25: Information resource center for youth transitions initiatives
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
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
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
UA Adult Focus
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
EPAS®: A system that works
What works in student retention
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
MHEC in Indiana 2005-06: Responding to constituent's needs in a changing climate
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Charting cognitive and moral development in diversity classes
Teaching and learning across the class divide
The knowledge we need about race and racism
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Twenty things you need to know about financing college
Enhancing student success in education: Summary report of the NPEC Initiative and National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Bridge program planning guide
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Women on the rise
Bibliography: Campus climate reports
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Economic diversity on campus
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Center for Student Opportunity
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
The literacy of America's college students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Education and the economy: An indicators report
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
What keeps children in foster care from succeeding in school? Views of early adolescents and the adults in their lives
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Endless dreams: A video and curriculum to educate teachers about foster care
Student athletes with learning disabilities: A model for effective supports
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
What student engagement data tell us about college readiness
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Student success
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Education success program: A collaborative approach to an old challenge
It's my life: Postsecondary education and training
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Retaining minority students in higher education
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Toward resiliency: At-risk students who make it to college
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Assessing college-level learning
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Principal indicators of student academic histories in postsecondary education: 1972-2000
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Following the mobile student: Can we develop the capacity for a comprehensive database to assess student progression
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Do grants matter?
What works in college retention
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Engagement by design
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
A disruptive look at competency-based education: How the innovative use of technology will transform the college experience
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Education for life and work: Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
The student debt crisis
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
ECAR study of undergraduate students and information technology, 2012
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
U.S. News Veterans Education Resource Guide
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
2012 National survey of school counselors
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
National Youth Employment Coalition
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment: Providing evidence of student learning: A transparency framework
Best practices in social media: Summary of findings from the second comprehensive study of social media use by schools, colleges, and universities
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Research support for school counseling
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Ten facts about the recovery
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
The US STEM education model (simulation)
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
HBCU distance learning 2010
Increasing the number of STEM graduates: Insights from the US STEM education and modeling project
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
HSIs 2009-10
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Higher education spending and the state fiscal stabilization fund, part 3: State case studies
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Meritocracy: The great American myth? A look at gatekeeping in higher education
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
Special education in high school redesign
The road to high-quality early education
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Adolescent literacy
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Information constraints and financial aid policy
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts