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