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Author(s):Chou, J., Calahan, M., Humphrey, J., Overton, A., Belle, R., and Bergeron, F
Title:A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Organization:U.S. Department of Education
Short Description:Intended to serve as a resource for the improvement of Talent Search services, this report provides a comprehensive profile of the Talent Search Program using the 1998-99 performance report data.
Annotation:Intended to serve as a resource for the improvement of Talent Search services, this report provides a comprehensive profile of the Talent Search Program using the 1998-99 performance report data.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
TRIO and GEAR UP Programs

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A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
McNair scholar handbook
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
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
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Measuring up 2008
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Indiana by the numbers
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
College access and success state data
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Common measures for college access and success
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
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
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
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
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Leveraging data for college completion
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Latino college completion: Texas
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Advocacy in action toolkit
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Western Policy Exchanges
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
On the road to success
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Why access matters: The community college student body
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Operation College Promise
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Boosting postsecondary education performance
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Cracking the credit hour
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
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?
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Gateway to College
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
SREB Factbook on higher education
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
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
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Project Complete
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Who graduates in California?
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Breaking through: Factsheet
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Colorado Reports
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Accelerated developmental education project
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Postsecondary Access and Success
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
What works for Latino students
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Adult education participation in 2004-05
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
First generation college students: A literature review
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Just and efficient college finance
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Upward Bound
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Miles to go: Louisiana
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
The condition of education 2011
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Adult College Completion Network
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Student success in higher education
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Latino college completion: Florida
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Everybody ready for college
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
What works in student retention 2010
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The degree qualifications profile
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Growing What Works Database
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Complete College America
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
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
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The Condition of Education 2010
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
The 6th annual AP report to the nation