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Author(s):Karp, M., Calcagno, J., Hughes, K., Jeong, D., and Bailey, T
Title:The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Organization:National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
Short Description:This report uses statistical methods to examine the outcomes of dual enrollment participation for students in Florida and New York.
Annotation:This report uses statistical methods to examine the outcomes of dual enrollment participation for students in Florida and New York. The report analyzes the impact of dual enrollment participation on students in general and on students enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses of study in high school. For both Florida and New York, researchers found a positive relationship between dual enrollment participation and short and long-term educational outcomes. This positive relationship was especially strong for males and low-income students.
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Career and Technical Education
Career Development
Career Pathways/ Linked Learning
Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate Programs
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
High School
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Buying college: What consumers need to know
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
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
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Postsecondary Access and Success
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Early college high school: Opportunity for a lifetime
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Dual Credit in Indiana - 2005
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Latino college completion: State series
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Closing the gap between high school and college
Gender inequalities in education
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Just for the kids
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Dual credit in Indiana Q & A
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
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
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
The Future Ready Project
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Dual enrollment: Policy issues confronting state policymakers
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
The Gates effect
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
The breaking through practice guide
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Why access matters: The community college student body
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
On the road to success
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Learning by degree: Real-life stories from three early collge high schools
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Miles to go: Louisiana
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Grantmakers for Education
The impact of adavanced placement incentive programs
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
High school-to-college policy study: Project summary
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Dream it! Do it!
Promising practices for community college developmental education
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Earnings by attainment
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Measuring up 2006
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Everybody ready for college
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
The nation's report card: Science 2011
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Improving community college success
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Community College 2.0
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Building an early childhood professional development system
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Insuring college failure risk
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Alabama education quick facts 2007
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Advanced placement information
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Dual enrollment for high school students
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Indiana's dropout prevention tool-kit: A legislative primer
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Resources for intermediaries: Developing a budget for early college
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
The lost opportunity of senior year: Finding a better way
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Center for native education
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Supporting high school students in the transition to college
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Economic state of young America
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Science and mathematics education indicators
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Windows on achievement and inequality
The future of middle-skill jobs
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Flexible learning options for adult students
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Are student employment and academic success linked?
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
School Redesign Network
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Economic mobility of black and white families
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Why community colleges?
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
The hidden costs of community colleges
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Research support for school counseling
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Portrait in numbers
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Education pays 2010
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
An examination of the information technology job market
Adolescent literacy
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Understanding the working college student
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Latino college completion: Florida
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Project WIn-Win
Indiana University High School
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Evaluation of the early college high school initiative
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Indiana University Independent Study Program
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Scaling up preliminary data analysis
Deciding on postsecondary education
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Adult education participation in 2004-05
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Collegiate learning assessement project
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Indiana State Profile
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Bridge Partnership
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Stats Indiana
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
An overview: Early college high school
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
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
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
Transforming education in America
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
OECD Programme for international student assessment
2002 State new economy index
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Big Picture Company
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
What works for Latino students
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Ball State: College transition program
Indiana Academy distance learning: 2005-06
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
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
Education watch 2009
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Survey of Canadian career college students, phase III: Graduate survey
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Summer Search
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
College for all?
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
College completion toolkit
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Is high school tough enough?
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
California District Report Cards
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Cracking the credit hour
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Common measures for college access and success
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Educational needs index
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Postsecondary education opportunity
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
National Council of La Raza
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Schools, skills, and synapses
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Indiana college success coalition
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
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
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Developmental education in community colleges
Community college and high school partnerships
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
The value of value-added data
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
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
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Growing What Works Database
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Enrollment status and outcomes
Digest of Education Statistics
What's wrong with guys?
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Latino college completion: California
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
The global gender gap index: 2011
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Leveraging data for college completion
Women Employed
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
College InSight
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Preparing for the AP test
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Survey of Canadian career college students: Phase II -- In-school student survey
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Official cohort default rates for schools
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
The early college high school concept: Requisites for success
Indiana University: Advance college project
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Correctional education facts
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Career academies: Impacts on students' engagement and performance in high school
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Adult college completion toolkit
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Operation College Promise
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education and public safety
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Creating and sustaining early college high schools
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Early college high school initiative: Brochure (2007)
The condition of education in brief: 2005
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
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
More student success: A systemic solution
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Value of a college education (calculator)
Early college high schools: Ben Davis University High School
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Breaking through: Factsheet
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Indiana by the numbers
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Condition of education 2008
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
How much are college students borrowing?
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Learning in a new key
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Leading by example
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Accelerated developmental education project
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Financing early colleges for native youth
Economic mobility project
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Advocacy in action toolkit
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
2012 SREB Annual Report
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
The connection between health and high school dropout
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Higher education budgets and the global recession
The effects of public support on college attainment
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Snapshot report: Mobility
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Prison vs. Princeton
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
College Access: Indiana
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Education and economic mobility
Indiana campus compact
Distance education
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Strategic instruction model
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Educational opportunity for all?
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Measuring up 2004
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
What’s wrong with the guys
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
High school remediation
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
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
ACE Online Information Center
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
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
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
SREB/Go Alliance
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
McNair scholar handbook
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
State education activities to support mission growth
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
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
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Washington Data and Reports
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
The Breakthrough High School project
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Virtual schools and 21st century skills
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Middle Start
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Parents' guide to student success
State policy profiles for completion by design
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Shifting trends in special education
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Ten facts about the recovery
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Latino college completion: Texas
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The condition of education 2006
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Catching the Dream
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
First generation college students: A literature review
Colorado Reports
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Project Mentor
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Choosing a college major
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
College tools for schools
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Project Complete
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
The workplace realities
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
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 evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Trends in student aid 2012
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Steps taken on the path forward