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Author(s):California Watch
Title:Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Organization:California Watch
Short Description:More than any other group in California, African Americans stand to gain the most significant lift out of poverty from earning a college degree, according to a new report.
Annotation:More than any other group in California, African Americans stand to gain the most significant lift out of poverty from earning a college degree, according to a new report. Taking a deeper look at data from a study it released in April, the nonprofit Campaign for College Opportunity this month released more detailed snapshots of African American [PDF] and Latino [PDF] students, examining how they benefit from varying level of educational attainment in California.
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Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
"Careers for the future" education program
Facts for education advocates
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
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
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
The effects of public support on college attainment
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
College InSight
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The College Completion Agenda
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Opportunity in America: The role of education
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
What's wrong with guys?
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Washington Data and Reports
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
Economic mobility of black and white families
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
McNair scholar handbook
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The art of student retention
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
SMASH Academy
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Education and incarceration
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Latinos in undergraduate education
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Hearing on non-traditional students
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Three policies to reduce time to degree
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
The College Match Program
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
State policy profiles for completion by design
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
On the road to success
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Scaling community college interventions
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
The false promise of class-size reduction
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The condition of education 2011
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
College completion toolkit
Student success in higher education
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
The impact of teacher experience
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Community college student survey
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Census 2010: 50 million Latinos: Hispanics account for more than half of the nation's growth in the past decade
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
HSIs 2009-10
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The case for change in college admissions
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
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
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The hidden costs of community colleges
Trends in student aid 2011
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Operation College Promise
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Snapshot report: Mobility
Mobility makers
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
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
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
SREB State progress reports 2012
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
5 Education factors in focus
How America pays for college 2012
The economic case for higher education
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
What is "career ready"?
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Collegiate learning assessement project
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Just for the kids
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
School relationships foster success for African American students
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
College success programs
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Underrepresented minorities shares of undergraduate enrollments
Boys and girls harbor
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
White students are racially isolated
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Enrollment status and outcomes
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The future of public education in New Orleans
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Workers need training, not tough talk
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Alliances for graduate education and the professoriate (AGEP)
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Retooling career and technical education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The National Indian Education Study
National Center for Academic Transformation
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Education pays 2010
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Center on Education and the Workforce
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
What educators should learn from ER
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
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
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Flexible learning options for adult students
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Deciding on postsecondary education
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
State future workforce gap summaries
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
College tools for schools
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
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
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Field guide for improving student success
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
The dreaded "P" word: An examination of productivity in public postsecondary education
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library