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Author(s):Advisory Committee on Student Financial Aid
Title:Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Organization:Advisory Committee on Student Financial Aid
Short Description:This report details the proceedings of the Advisory Committee’s Community College Symposium, held on December 10, 2007 in Washington DC. The symposium featured community college leaders who described efforts to overcome barriers to transition from community colleges to four-year degree programs.
Annotation:This report details the proceedings of the Advisory Committee’s Community College Symposium, held on December 10, 2007 in Washington DC. The symposium featured community college leaders who described efforts to overcome barriers to transition from community colleges to four-year degree programs. The information in this document is a valuable resource to community college leaders at all levels – federal, state, and institutional – who desire change and seek to implement strategies that enhance the community college pathway to a bachelor’s degree.
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College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Transfer and Articulation
Transition to College

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Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Center on Education and the Workforce
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Public attitudes on higher education
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
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
Miles to go: Louisiana
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Reflections on college access and persistence
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Education and incarceration
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Catching the Dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Economic mobility project
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
UA Adult Focus
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Gender inequalities in education
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Operation College Promise
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Improving the odds for failing schools
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Why access matters: The community college student body
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Western Policy Exchanges
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The economic case for higher education
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
HBCU distance learning 2010
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Developmental education in community colleges
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
The impact of teacher experience
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Returning to our roots: Student access
Teaching and learning across the class divide
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
What's wrong with guys?
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Colorado Reports
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
A Better Chance.org
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Center for native education
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Orphan Foundation of America
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
National Urban League Scholarships
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
College access: From the inside out
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Bridge Partnership
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Measuring up 2006
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Lumina Foundation for Education
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
American student achievement institute
The state of college affordability in Indiana
College success programs
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
A paradox of education progress
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Community College 2.0
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Growing What Works Database
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Insuring college failure risk
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Indiana by the numbers
Diverse issues in higher education
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Education watch 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)