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Author(s):Hoffman, N., and Bayerl, K
Title:Accelerated learning for all
Organization:Early College High School Initiative
Short Description:This brief describes the rationale for accelerated learning and examines its potential for improving the transition to college. Preliminary data from the initiative are promising, indicating that acceleration, instead of remediation, is a viable option to improve student achievement and success for some students.
Annotation:This brief describes the rationale for accelerated learning and examines its potential for improving the transition to college. Preliminary data from the initiative are promising, indicating that acceleration, instead of remediation, is a viable option to improve student achievement and success for some students. By participating in Early College High School initiatives, thousands of high school students who never thought they’d attend college are well on their way to a college degree.
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Early/Middle College High Schools
Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate Programs
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
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PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Grantmakers for Education
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Building an early childhood professional development system
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Developmental education in community colleges
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
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: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Insuring college failure risk
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The Condition of Education 2010
SREB/Go Alliance
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
College readiness and high school-to-college success
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Making high school students into "college material"
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Miles to go: Louisiana
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Dual enrollment: Policy issues confronting state policymakers
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Turning Points
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Just for the kids
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Success for All Foundation
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Quality counts 2008
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Who graduates in California?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Condition of education 2008
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Anderson University: ADVANCE
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The education success program
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary Access and Success
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Learning in a new key
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Project WIn-Win
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Ramp-up to Readiness
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Latino college completion: California
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Mobility makers
Advocacy in action toolkit
Transforming education in America
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Latino college completion: Florida
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
The nation's report card: Science 2009
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Adult College Completion Network
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Why access matters: The community college student body
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Cracking the credit hour
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
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
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Adult college completion toolkit
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Western Policy Exchanges
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Adolescent literacy
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
The economic case for higher education
The nation's report card: Science 2011
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Parents' guide to student success
Student success in higher education
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Research support for school counseling
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Community college student survey
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Boosting college completion for a new economy
The undereducated American
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Pat Tillman Foundation
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Latino college completion: Texas
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The Breakthrough High School project
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Project Mentor
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Engaging students, challenging the odds
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Expanding learning time in high schools
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
All Kinds of Minds
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
The minds of boys
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
For every 100 girls...
College For Every Student
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The real technology challenge
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
USA Funds
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Learning in the fast lane: Adult learners’ persistence and success in accelerated college programs
College success programs
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Preparing students for success in college
Data sources for improving college access and success
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
School relationships foster success for African American students
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Making middle grades work
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Correctional education facts
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Measuring up 2006
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Strategic instruction model
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Using ARRA funds to drive school reform and improvement
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
How much are college students borrowing?
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The value of value-added data
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State future workforce gap summaries
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
College tools for schools
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Indiana by the numbers
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Center for Law and Social Policy
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Diverse issues in higher education
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Measuring up 2008
Schools, skills, and synapses
Indiana's Response to Intervention (RTI)
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Community College 2.0
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Council for Exceptional Children
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Pathways to College Network
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
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
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
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
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
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
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
National Center for Academic Transformation
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
College for all?
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Center on Education and the Workforce
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
A next social contract for the primary years of education
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Education watch 2009
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
California State University: Early assessment program
YouthBuild USA
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
The future workforce of Indiana
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Growing What Works Database
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: Action alert for outreach program leaders
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Field guide for improving student success
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The challenge of college readiness
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Developmental Education Toolkit
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Improving access to the baccalaureate
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Adult education participation in 2004-05
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
First generation college students: A literature review
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
When it comes to school, girls rule
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
High schools for the new millennium
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Postsecondary education opportunity
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Access to success initiative
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Empowering students: How Georgia College early college changes student aspirations
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Science and mathematics education indicators
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Raising boys' achievement
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Project Complete
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
McNair scholar handbook
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Preparing for college
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Nontraditional undergraduates
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Digest of Education Statistics
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Getting ready for college: Advising high school students with learning disabilities
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
EPAS®: A system that works
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Virtual schools and 21st century skills
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
The family: America's smallest school
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Making writing essential to teen lives
A call to action: Why America must innovate
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Women Employed
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Assessing deeper learning
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Scaling community college interventions
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Hearing on non-traditional students
Evaluate mentoring programs
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Snapshot report: Mobility
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
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
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Leveraging data for college completion
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Operation College Promise
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
National Coalition for College Completion
Latino college completion: State series
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
A detection model of college withdrawal
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Supporting our youngest children: Early Head Start programs in 2010
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Online college students 2012: Comprehensive data on demands and preferences
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
State policy profiles for completion by design
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
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
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
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