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Author(s):Economic Mobility Project
Title:Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Organization:Pew Charitable Trusts
Short Description:In an effort to better understand how Americans’ mobility outcomes compare with those of their counterparts in other nations, the Pew Economic Mobility Project partnered with the Russell Sage Foundation and the Sutton Trust to commission a multi-country study on economic mobility, Cross-National Research on Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage (CRITA).
Annotation:In an effort to better understand how Americans’ mobility outcomes compare with those of their counterparts in other nations, the Pew Economic Mobility Project partnered with the Russell Sage Foundation and the Sutton Trust to commission a multi-country study on economic mobility, Cross-National Research on Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage (CRITA). As part of this initiative, researchers in 10 countries investigated how socioeconomic advantage, as measured by parents’ education, is transmitted over the course of one’s life.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
International Perspectives
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A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
American FactFinder
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Economic Opportunity Index
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Does money matter? II
Research on retention and attrition
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Windows on achievement and inequality
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Rural America at a glance (2003)
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Women Employed
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Improving community college success
Latino college completion: State series
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
The workplace realities
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
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
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Projections of education statistics to 2019
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Trends in student aid 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Common measures for college access and success
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce