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Author(s):Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Title:A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Organization:Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Short Description:This report examines historical income trends among public school children in southern states, and finds that within the past three years, low-income children have become a majority of the southern public school population.
Annotation:This report examines historical income trends among public school children in southern states, and finds that within the past three years, low-income children have become a majority of the southern public school population. In light of this trend, the report stresses the importance of finding ways to address the achievement gap between low-income and higher-income students.
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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 next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Project U-turn
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Who are America's poor children: The official story
What educators should learn from ER
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
I-STEM Resource Network
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Fixing No Child Left Behind
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
College access and success state data
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Ohio's career development program
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
White students are racially isolated
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Dispelling the myth - online
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Washington Data and Reports
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Voices in urban education
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A new way on school integration
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Helping Teens Succeed
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
National College Access Program Directory
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Our impoverished view of education reform
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Public attitudes on higher education
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
African American achievement in America
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The Breakthrough High School project
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
The family: America's smallest school
The national articulation and transfer network
Investing in children: An early learning strategy for Washington state
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Center for native education
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Projections of education statistics to 2016
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Windows on achievement and inequality
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
A Better Chance.org
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Trends in college pricing 2008
College tools for schools
Condition of education 2008
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Trends in the use of school choice: 1993-2007
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
SREB/Go Alliance
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Financial education in TRIO programs
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Numbers and types of public elementary and secondary schools from the common core of data: School year 2009-10 first look
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Database of Indiana school referenda
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
The condition of education in brief: 2005
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
The undereducated American
The condition of education 2011
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Bullying and open enrollment
The end of the segregated century: Racial separation in America's neighborhoods, 1890-2010
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Trends in student aid 2012
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Latino college completion in 50 states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
California District Report Cards
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
SREB Factbook bulletin: Men's increase in college enrollment breaks long-term trend-Rises faster than rate for women
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
2012 SREB Annual Report
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
On her majesty's school inspection service
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
AYP results for 2010-11
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Western Policy Exchanges
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Ramp-up to Readiness
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Expanded measures of school performance
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Early warning indicator systems
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Education pays 2010
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
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
Update on Indiana school referrenda
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Children of immigrants economic well-being
Parents' guide to student success
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Latino college completion: Florida
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Gold Star School Counseling
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
State policies on homeschooling
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Student victimization in U.S. schools: Results from the 2007 school crime supplement to the national crime victimization survey
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
A paradox of education progress
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Response to Intervention policy
Parent engagement toolkit
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Indiana's Cash for College
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Center for Law and Social Policy
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
The future of middle-skill jobs
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Summer Search
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Economic mobility project
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's guide to paying for college
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
New England Journal of Higher Education
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
More student success: A systemic solution
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
A college access contract
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
2007 Kids Count Data Book
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
State of college readiness for Latino students
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Improving math performance
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Latino achievement in America
Improving your child's education: A guide for African-American parents
Improving your child's education: A guide for Latino parents
Achievement in America
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
First generation college students: A literature review
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Education Trust, Inc
College is possible
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
American student achievement institute
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Academic pathways to access and student success
Foundation for excellent schools
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
State of college admission 2007
Common core of data: Information on public schools and school districts in Indiana
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Overview and inventory of state education reforms
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Community college enrollment
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Latinos Online
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Private schools: A brief portrait
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
State of women's sports
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Latinos in secondary education
Latinos in elementary education
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
State higher education finance: FY 2006
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid