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Author(s):U.S. Department of Education
Title:National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Organization:U.S. Department of Education
Short Description:Summary presents detailed information concerning positive impacts and effectiveness of the Upward Bound program on students early in their college careers.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
TRIO and GEAR UP Programs

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Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
The nature of innovation in the community college
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Making high school students into "college material"
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
How much are college students borrowing?
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
School Redesign Network
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
College For Every Student
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
New England Journal of Higher Education
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Identifying and implementing educational practices supported by rigorous evidence: A user friendly guide
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Does public funding for higher education matter?
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Schools to watch
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Cracking the credit hour
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Common measures for college access and success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
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
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Adult college completion toolkit
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Developmental education in community colleges
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Community college student survey
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
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
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
What we know about dual enrollment
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Western Policy Exchanges
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Transforming education in America
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
State policy profiles for completion by design
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Adolescent literacy
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Latino college completion: Texas
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Ramp-up to Readiness
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Understanding the working college student
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Gender inequalities in education
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Supporting first-generation college students through classroom-based practices
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The economic case for higher education
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Center for Student Opportunity
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
TRIO Programs
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
First generation college students: A literature review
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Educational needs index
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Satisfaction with TRIO programs
Project Complete
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Opening Doors project publications
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Access to success initiative
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
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Measuring up 2008
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
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
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network: Model Programs Database
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Rising by Degrees
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
National Center for Academic Transformation
Project U-turn
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Tiered intervention on the high school level
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
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
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Community College 2.0
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The College Completion Agenda
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
College InSight
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
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This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
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Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
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Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
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Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
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Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
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Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
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The President's Forum
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Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
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The evaluation of enhanced academic instruction in after-school programs: Findings after the first year of implementation
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Gateway to College
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Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
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The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
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Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
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Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
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Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
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Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
National Council of La Raza
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
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Yes, you can: A guide to establishing mentoring programs to prepare youth for college
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In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
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College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
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Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
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Breaking through: Factsheet
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Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
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A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
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Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
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En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
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The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
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Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
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Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
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Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
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?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
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Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The first year of high school
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Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Student success in higher education
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Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
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Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Boosting college completion for a new economy
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
The degree qualifications profile
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Ensuring success for returning veterans
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Leveraging data for college completion
The global gender gap index: 2011
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The case for change in college admissions
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
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Why access matters: The community college student body
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Snapshot report: Mobility
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Redefining your success: The role of adolescent connectedness in demonstrating mentoring impact
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Prison vs. Princeton
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Improving the odds for failing schools
On her majesty's school inspection service
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Project WIn-Win
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Impacting college-going and completion rates in your community: Taking a systems approach
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Operation Military Kids
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Think College Indiana!
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Pat Tillman Foundation
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Trends in college pricing 2011
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Community college and high school partnerships
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
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
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
How America saves for college: 2010
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
The false promise of class-size reduction
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Latino college completion: State series
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The condition of education 2011
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Buying college: What consumers need to know
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
OECD Programme for international student assessment
What works clearinghouse
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Excelencia in education
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Adult education participation in 2004-05
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
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Collegiate learning assessement project
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Learning in the fast lane: Adult learners’ persistence and success in accelerated college programs
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Upward Bound
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
The lost opportunity of senior year: Finding a better way
College persistence on the rise? Changes in 5-year degree completion and postsecondary persistence rates between 1994 and 2000
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Postsecondary education opportunity
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Who graduates in California?
The real technology challenge
Academic competitiveness grants
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Economic mobility project
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Economic mobility of black and white families
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
More student success: A systemic solution
Windows on achievement and inequality
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Center for Law and Social Policy
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Condition of education 2008
The minds of boys
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
UA Adult Focus
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
What works in student retention
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
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Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Accelerated developmental education project
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Retooling career and technical education
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
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
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
New measures of student success in public higher education
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Deciding on postsecondary education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
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
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Flexible learning options for adult students
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
College access and success state data
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Economic state of young America
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Preparation for college admissions exams
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
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
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Insuring college failure risk
Fall 2009 Census data: New student enrollment and retention at four-year and two-year institutions
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
College retention and graduation rates
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Center on Education and the Workforce
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The Condition of Education 2010
Afterschool and workforce development: Helping kids compete
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Parent engagement toolkit
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
College for all?
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Chidren's Budget 2010
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Engaging diverse viewpoints: What is the campus climate for perspective taking?
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Leadership to enhance college access and success
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
The connection between health and high school dropout
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Pathways to College Network
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Time to Completion Web Site
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Trends in student aid 2009
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
ACE Online Information Center
Does money matter? II
Research on retention and attrition
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
SREB Factbook on higher education
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
The Everyone Graduates Center
Evaluation of evidence-based practices in online learning: A meta-analysis and review of online learning studies
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
The academics athletics trade-off: Universities and intercollegiate athletics
Financial aid in theory and practice
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
The savvy teacher's guide: Reading interventions that work
IPEDS Data Center
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
The American freshman: National norms for Fall 2008
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
State future workforce gap summaries
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Education watch 2009
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Workers need training, not tough talk
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
The family: America's smallest school
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Enhancing student success in education: Summary report of the NPEC Initiative and National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Colorado Reports
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Indiana college completion rates 2007
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
African American students and U.S. high schools
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
The state of American manhood
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
I-STEM Resource Network
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
National Institute for Literacy
Adult Basic Education to Community Colleges Transitions Symposium Proceedings Report
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Education and economic mobility
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
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
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (CSCORE)
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
National Association of Street Schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Access and persistence: Spring 2006
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Merit aid and college access
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Education and correctional populations
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Where the boys aren't: Recent trends in U.S. college enrollment patterns
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Student success or student non-dissatisfaction: Considering the purpose guided approach to the first year of college
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
National inventory of academic pathways
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Making the grade in college prep: A guide for improving college preparation programs
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Do grants matter?
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Just and efficient college finance
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Lumina Foundation for Education
College Results Online
Scientifically based evaluation methods
Overcoming obstacles to preparing for college: Perspectives from a rural Upward Bound program
Baccalaureate and beyond: A descriptive summary of 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipient
Principal indicators of student academic histories in postsecondary education: 1972-2000
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
College students working: The choice nexus
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
When it comes to school, girls rule
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
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
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
The literacy of America's college students
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
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
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Reflections on college access and persistence
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
The condition of education 2006
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
A culture of evidence: Postsecondary assessment and learning outcomes
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
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
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
5 Education factors in focus
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
National and regional accreditation information
Adult College Completion Network
Planning a school-based mentoring program
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Ten facts about the recovery
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Trends in student aid 2011
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Women Employed
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Assessing deeper learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The Future Ready Project
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Five ways education pays initiative
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
Latino college completion in 50 states
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Snapshot report: Persistence
Oregon Mentors evaluation instrument toolkit
Evaluate mentoring programs
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?