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Author(s):Helping Teens Succeed
Title:Helping Teens Succeed
Organization:Helping Teens Succeed
Short Description:This program has two main components: College Transitions, which is a year-long, in-school senior elective class with SAT prep, college selection and application, and skill boosting in areas such as reading, writing, and time management; and Summer Opportunity for Academic Richness, which is a four-week program that provides skill enhancement in the areas of reading, research, math, and writing through hands-on learning experiences in small classes.
Annotation:This program has two main components: College Transitions, which is a year-long, in-school senior elective class with SAT prep, college selection and application, and skill boosting in areas such as reading, writing, and time management; and Summer Opportunity for Academic Richness, which is a four-week program that provides skill enhancement in the areas of reading, research, math, and writing through hands-on learning experiences in small classes.
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Low-Income Students
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Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
EPAS®: A system that works
McNair scholar handbook
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Puente Project
SMASH Academy
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Pathways to college access and success
American student achievement institute
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Bridge Partnership
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
College Greenlight
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Repository of resources for undocumented students
SREB State progress reports 2012
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Latino college completion: Texas
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
The false promise of class-size reduction
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Latino college completion: California
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
The economic value of opportunity youth
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
I Need a Pencil.com
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Discover 10 ways to jump-start college planning: Help your child take the right steps, now
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
EPAS® Meets unique needs of GEAR UP programs
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Educational needs index
Kids Count state-level data online
Talent Development High Schools
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk 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
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Postsecondary success
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
What is "career ready"?
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
College access and success state data
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Your senior year
I-STEM Resource Network
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Diverse issues in higher education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Inside the admissions process: What happens to your child's applications?
College application calendar: Save the date for college
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Center for Student Opportunity
Native American culture: Education
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Latino achievement in America
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
High skills and high pay: 2004 Update
Recommended classes: A great schedule leads to college success
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
Twenty things you need to know about financing college
Guia para estudiantes (Guide for students)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
First generation college students: A literature review
Ensuring academic success for English learners
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Project Mentor
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Breakthrough Collaborative
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Improving the odds for failing schools
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
College and career development organizer
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
College entrance tests
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
Ohio's career development program
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
New England Journal of Higher Education
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
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
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
Financial education in TRIO programs
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Counselor and college access provider activities to create a college-going culture
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
College-bound or headed for workforce training: High school graduates need similar math, reading skills
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Motivating the unmotivated student
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Preparing for college
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Latinos in secondary education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
State of college readiness for Latino students
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Getting college credit before college: The Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) and College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®)
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
College planning resource directory
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
U.Select - Your Guide to College Transfer
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Indiana's Cash for College
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Project U-turn
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Adult college completion toolkit
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Cristo Rey
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
National High School Center
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
College admission for homeschoolers
A college access contract
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Just for the kids
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
101 Great books: Recommended for college-bound readers
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Student African American Brotherhood
Middle-class schools for all
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
The future workforce of Indiana
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Afterschool Alliance
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Advocacy in action toolkit
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Research support for school counseling
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Finding the right college for you
Writing your admissions essay
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Federal student aid for counselors
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
American Indian science and engineering society
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
Citizen Schools
The college search: How you can help your child
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Essay tips for your child: Conquering the blank page
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Community colleges under stress
High school remediation
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools