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Author(s):College Board Advocacy & Policy Center
Title:Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Organization:College Board Advocacy & Policy Center
Short Description:This guide describes how the implementation of the Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling continues in middle school.
Annotation:Effective school counselors convey the expectation that all students, regardless of their background and economic status, can become college and career ready. The Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling are the road map for leading your school in developing a college-going culture that includes all students. This guide describes how the implementation of the Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling continues in middle school.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Career Development
College Access
College Access Program Curricula and Instructional Resources
College-going Culture
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
Middle School
School Reform

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Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The condition of education 2011
Early college designs
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Closing the gap between high school and college
P-20 governance
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Operation Military Kids
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
What we know about dual enrollment
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Is high school tough enough?
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Adolescent literacy
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Culture of evidence
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Seven activities for enhancing the replicability of evidence-based practices
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The ASCA national model
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Improving performance on the ACT assessment
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
College guide for students with disabilities
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The taxonomy of career development interventions that occur in America's secondary schools
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Research brief: How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth grade students
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Below the accountability radar screen: What does state policy say about school counseling
Finding the right college for you
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Bridge program planning guide
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
American Student Achievement Institute: Career Development Lessons
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
College planning resource directory
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Career development-elementary (K-5)
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Career development-middle schools (Grades 6-8)
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Career development-high school (Grades 9-12)
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Middle school career integration and development
Washington State Navigation 101 2007-08 Curriculum
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
Collaborative for acadmic, social, and emotional learning (CASEL)
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
The breaking through practice guide
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
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: Standards and assessments guide
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Effective instructional strategies
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Pathways to College Network
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network: Model Programs Database
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Interventions for struggling readers
The President's Forum
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
The implementation checklist for college awareness: A product of the High School Reform Strategy Toolkit
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
The accountability illusion
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
College Awareness Month: Resources for building a college-going culture
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Tiered intervention on the high school level
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
An employment training and job placement program for foster youth making the transition to adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Building an early childhood professional development system
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Parent engagement toolkit
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Evolving No Child Left Behind
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
The study of implementation in school-based preventative interventions: Theory, research, and practice
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Intervention Central
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
School reform and improvement database
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
McNair scholar handbook
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Career quest
Public schools of North Carolina guidance curriculum - elementary career development
The real technology challenge
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
A parent handbook for career development
Delaware Career Compass 2007-2008
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
New Technology Foundation
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Writing your admissions essay
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
What works for Latino students
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
National College Access Program Directory
Strategic instruction model
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Ohio early college high school initiative
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Pathways to college access and success
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Identifying and implementing educational practices supported by rigorous evidence: A user friendly guide
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Preparing for college
Counseling and college counseling in America’s high schools
Twenty things you need to know about financing college
How do I pay for college?
Spanish services training guide
Guia para estudiantes (Guide for students)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Eligiendo una universidad (Choosing a college)
Your senior year
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Your child's high school counselor: Putting it all together
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Getting ready for college: Advising high school students with learning disabilities
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
Implementing evidence-based practices: six "drivers" of success
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
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
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
After the stimulus money ends: The status of state k-12 education funding and reforms
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Operation College Promise
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
Special education in high school redesign
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Early warning indicator systems
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Ready by 21: Making quality count
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Planning a school-based mentoring program
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Measuring inequity in school funding
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
RTTD Action brief: Establishing the foundational conditions for personalized learning
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Common Core implementation workbook
Common measures for college access and success
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes