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Title:ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Distance Education/Online Learning
English Language Learners/LEP/ESL
Expanded Learning Time (Extended Day, After-school, and Summer School Programs)
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Teaching/Teacher Quality
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Indiana Partnerships Center
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
The evaluation of enhanced academic instruction in after-school programs: Findings after the first year of implementation
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Fixing No Child Left Behind
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
California State University: Early assessment program
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Evolving No Child Left Behind
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Smaller Learning Communities Annotated Bibliography
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Background on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Cost of quality: Out-of-school time cost calculator
The cost of quality out-of-school time programs
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
2008 College-bound seniors
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
What works clearinghouse: Dropout prevention
Planning resources for teachers in small high schools
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
The effects of cognitive-behavioral interventions on dropout for youth with disabilities
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Career preparation curriculum
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities: Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Miles to go: Louisiana
National High School Center
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Dropout rates in the United States: 2001
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
SMASH Academy
Education Online Search
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Below the accountability radar screen: What does state policy say about school counseling
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Recent STEM initiatives
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
NCLB and high schools
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Dare to dream: A collection of papers from a resource group of 102 literacy professionals
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Digest of Education Statistics
Using posttesting to show the effectiveness of developmental/remedial college courses
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Cómo obtener su GED (How to obtain your GED)
IUPUI SAAB summer bridge program
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Still a freshman: Examining the prevalence and characteristics of ninth-grade retention across six states
The value of value-added data
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
2008 GED testing program statistical report
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Metrics for improving cost accountability
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
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: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Gold Star School Counseling
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
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: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
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
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Getting teacher evaluation right: A brief for policymakers
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
10 Pieces of advice from students for teachers
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Early warning indicator systems
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
The false promise of class-size reduction
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The economic value of higher teacher quality
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
The Campus Computing Project
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Putting a price tag on the Common Core: How much will smart implementation cost?
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
State aid to nonpublic schools
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Enrollment management trends report: A snapshot of the 2011 ACT tested high school graduates
Conflicted: Faculty and online education, 2012
Interactive learning online at public universities: Evidence from randomized trials
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Getting better at teacher preparation and state accountability: Strategies, innovations, and challenges under the federal race to the top program
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Early warning system middle grades tool
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Is high school tough enough?
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Year two of implementing the common core state standards: States' progress and challenges
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Principal-counselor toolkit
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
More time for learning: Student participation in extended day programming at the UCCS Donoghue campus during the 2009-10 school year
The first year of high school
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report