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Author(s):Rogers, K., and Heller, D
Title:Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Short Description:In order to analyze the national policy responses to coping with the problem of brain drain, this study reviews the existing research on the migration of beginning college students and completing baccalaureate students.
Annotation:In order to analyze the national policy responses to coping with the problem of brain drain, this study reviews the existing research on the migration of beginning college students and completing baccalaureate students. This study includes a comprehensive review of policies and programs employed by states in an attempt to retain high school and college graduates.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Merit-based Aid
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Earnings by attainment
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
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
Education and economic mobility
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
2002 State new economy index
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Stats Indiana
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Educational opportunity for all?
What's wrong with guys?
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Digest of Education Statistics
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
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
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Postsecondary education opportunity
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Adult learners and state policy
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Breaking through: Factsheet
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
The national articulation and transfer network
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
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
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Education and public safety
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
School Redesign Network
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The future workforce of Indiana
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
The Working Poor Families Project
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
College access and success state data
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
The Workforce Alliance
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
The College Completion Agenda
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
National Coalition for College Completion
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Steps taken on the path forward
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Gender inequalities in education
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Community College 2.0
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
The workplace realities
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Young workers: A lost decade
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
How much are college students borrowing?
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Growing What Works Database
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Rising by Degrees
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Value of a college education (calculator)
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Adult college completion toolkit
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
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
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Operation College Promise
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Hearing on non-traditional students
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Advocacy in action toolkit
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Science and engineering indicators 2012
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
The hidden costs of community colleges
Trends in student aid 2011
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
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
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
State education activities to support mission growth
Deciding on postsecondary education
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
ACE Online Information Center
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Insuring college failure risk
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
A paradox of education progress
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Developmental education in community colleges
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Project Complete
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
I-STEM Resource Network
National Center on Education and the Economy
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
"Careers for the future" education program
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Projections of education statistics to 2016
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Workers need training, not tough talk
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A college access contract
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Windows on achievement and inequality
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Who graduates in California?
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Measuring up 2006
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Three state recidivism study
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
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The career pathways how-to guide
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Recent STEM initiatives
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Catching the Dream
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Leading by example
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Opening Doors project publications
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
The state of working America 2006/2007: Growth bypasses all but wealthiest few, wages stagnate despite rapid productivity growth
Graduate Retention Program
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
How diversity affects teaching and learning
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Exploring careers
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Women on the rise
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
What works for Latino students
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
A few strings attached: State retention programs
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Kids Count state-level data online
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
College learning for the new global century
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Taxing matters
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
The art of student retention
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Cashing in on the GI bill
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
College students working: The choice nexus
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Measuring up 2004
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Data sources for improving college access and success
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse 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
Racial disparities and the new federalism
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The real technology challenge
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Education and economic competitiveness
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
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
Colorado Reports
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Dream it! Do it!
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
College Access: Indiana
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Gateway to College
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Schools, skills, and synapses
Trends in college pricing 2008
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Indiana college success coalition
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Understanding the working college student
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The degree qualifications profile
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Latino college completion: Florida
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Trends in student aid 2010
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Five ways education pays initiative
Early warning indicator systems
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
The Future Ready Project
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Building an early childhood professional development system
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The Condition of Education 2010
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
The effects of public support on college attainment
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Does money matter? II
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
The public realities of private student loans
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
State aid to nonpublic schools
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Common measures for college access and success
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Innovations in labor market information and their application
An examination of the information technology job market
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
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
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
College Search Database.com
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
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
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
On the road to success
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education