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Author(s):Willett, T., Hayward, C., and Dahlstrom, E
Title:An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Organization:California Partnership for Achieving Student Success
Short Description:This study examines the relationships between California students’ high school achievement in math and English, measured by statewide standardized tests and grades, and the levels of and grades in their first attempted math and English courses at community college.
Annotation:Several studies have shown that there may be ways to identify students who will need remediation at college and correct that path before they have completed high school, thereby giving them stronger skills at college entry and better positioning them for college success. This study examines the relationships between California students’ high school achievement in math and English, measured by statewide standardized tests and grades, and the levels of and grades in their first attempted math and English courses at community college. If high school standardized test results or course grades predict college preparedness, the need for remediation in college may be reduced by putting students on a corrective trajectory before they leave high school.
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Community Colleges
Developmental Education/Remediation
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Preparation/College Readiness
State-Level Information
Testing/Assessment/Standardized Test Results

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New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Boosting postsecondary education performance
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
On the road to success
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The economic value of opportunity youth
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
A next social contract for the primary years of education
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
SREB/Go Alliance
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
High school remediation
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Community college and high school partnerships
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Community college student survey
The degree qualifications profile
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Student success in higher education
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
College completion toolkit
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
The hidden costs of community colleges
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Latino college completion: California
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Common core state standards alignment
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Community colleges under stress
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Schools, skills, and synapses
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
More student success: A systemic solution
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Science and mathematics education indicators
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary Access and Success
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
The national articulation and transfer network
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
California District Report Cards
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Measuring up 2006
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Success for All Foundation
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Schools to watch
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
High school curriculum, diplomas, and SAT Scores: How high school curriculum and diploma choices relate to SAT scores and college choice
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Data sources for improving college access and success
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Recent STEM initiatives
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Colorado Reports
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
EPAS® Meets unique needs of GEAR UP programs
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Using posttesting to show the effectiveness of developmental/remedial college courses
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Relationships between EPAS scores and college preparatory course work in high school
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Academic competitiveness grants
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
High school - Advanced placement
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
The proficiency illusion
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Center for Law and Social Policy
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Condition of education 2008
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Education watch 2009
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Measuring up 2008
The future workforce of Indiana
Gateway to College
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Developmental Education Toolkit
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Making high school students into "college material"
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Growing What Works Database
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Latino college completion: State series
The condition of education 2011
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Assessing deeper learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Latino college completion: Florida
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Buying college: What consumers need to know
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The College Completion Agenda
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Student progression through developmental sequences in community colleges
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
The Condition of Education 2010
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
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
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
2012 National survey of school counselors
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Why access matters: The community college student body
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Adolescent literacy
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Is high school tough enough?
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
State policy profiles for completion by design
Western Policy Exchanges
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
What educators should learn from ER
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Getting past go: Rebuilding the remedial education bridge to college success
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
National Center for Academic Transformation
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Building an early childhood professional development system
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
College InSight
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
A detection model of college withdrawal
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
The US STEM education model (simulation)
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Transfer and articulation policies
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Projections of education statistics to 2019
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Research support for school counseling
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Transforming education in America
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Mobility makers
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Leveraging data for college completion
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Expanded measures of school performance
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Latino college completion: Texas
Scaling community college interventions
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The undereducated American
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Field guide for improving student success
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
How much are college students borrowing?
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
College readiness for all toolbox
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
IPEDS Data Center
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Meeting the invention challenge
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Flexible learning options for adult students
College tools for schools
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Deciding on postsecondary education
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Strategic directions in Indiana education
The minds of boys
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Indiana college success coalition
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
For every 100 girls...
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
The family: America's smallest school
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
National Council of La Raza
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
A college access contract
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Selected state data
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Recommended classes: A great schedule leads to college success
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
A voice from the middle
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
College learning for the new global century
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Turning Points
Talent Development High Schools
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Expanding learning time in high schools
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
School relationships foster success for African American students
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Educational needs index
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Pathways to college access and success
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
National inventory of academic pathways
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Preparing students for success in college
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Learning to earn
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Getting students ready for college and careers
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
The road to high-quality early education
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Common Core implementation workbook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
End-of-course exams
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
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
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Cracking the credit hour
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Adult college completion toolkit
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Smart boys, bad grades
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
SMASH Academy
Strategic instruction model
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Measuring up 2004
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
College readiness begins in middle school
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Remedial education at degree-granting postsecondary institutions in Fall 2000
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
NCHEMS information center
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
National High School Center
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Postsecondary education opportunity
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Peer tutoring and mentoring services for disadvantaged secondary school students
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Transfer college quality and student performance
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Standards for quality online teaching
Making middle grades work
Middle Start
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Education and incarceration
Correctional education facts
Catching the Dream
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Improving math performance
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
What kind of test preparation is best?
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Distance education
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Differential grading standards among high schools
The key to success in community college
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
ACT high school profile report: National
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Motivating the unmotivated student
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
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
Database of 21st century skills assessments
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Diverse issues in higher education
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
McNair scholar handbook
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Enrollment status and outcomes
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Summer Search
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
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
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
2008 College-bound seniors
SREB Factbook on higher education
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
The challenge of college readiness
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
The false promise of class-size reduction
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
National Coalition for College Completion
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
The case for change in college admissions
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Project WIn-Win
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
College Bound Seniors 2011
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Think College Indiana!
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Operation College Promise
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Hearing on non-traditional students
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Steps taken on the path forward
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
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
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Understanding the working college student
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Is school funding fair? A national report card
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
A cost estimate of standards-based remediation in a community college developmental education program
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
College readiness issue brief: Using data to improve educational outcomes
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Council for Exceptional Children
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Complete College America
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
An examination of the information technology job market
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Learning what it takes: An initial look at how schools are using early warning data and collaborative response teams to keep all students on track to success
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
2012 SREB Annual Report
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Improving the odds for failing schools
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Education Trust-West
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Diploma to nowhere
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
A paradox of education progress
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The National Indian Education Study
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Closing the expectations gap 2010
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
The effects of public support on college attainment
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
U.Select - Your Guide to College Transfer
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Insuring college failure risk
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Time to Completion Web Site
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Gold Star School Counseling
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
March 2 Success
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Web tables: Choosing a postsecondary institution
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
ED Data Express
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
What works in student retention 2010
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Snapshot report: Mobility
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Early warning system middle grades tool
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Early warning indicator systems
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Reaching the goal: The applicability and importance of the Common Core State Standards to college and career readiness
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Shifting trends in special education
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Advancing STEM learning across the educational pipeline: Statewide efforts in Ohio
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Breakthrough Collaborative
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
The accountability illusion
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Campaign for High School Equity
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Outcome differences by developmental status and gender
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Indiana by the numbers
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
All Kinds of Minds
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Virtual Pamphlet Collection - Study Skills
Study Strategies
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
ACT's COMPASS: Setting the right course for college success
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
The education success program
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Project Complete
Federal Education Budget Project
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Remedial and developmental education at Ivy Tech
College For Every Student
The state of American manhood
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
National Center for Postsecondary Education
Fixing No Child Left Behind
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Higher education accountability for student learning
Update on advanced placement
Indiana Core Transfer Library
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Knowing and being known: Personalization as a foundation for student learning
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Access to success initiative
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Value-added analysis and education policy
The real technology challenge
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Indiana University High School
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
The Kalamazoo Promise
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
2006 average ACT scores by state
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
No child left behind: What it means for parents
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Preparing for college
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Search Institute
Project Mentor
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Helping Teens Succeed
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
Earnings by attainment
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Washington Data and Reports
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
College admission testing
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
First year college performance: A study of home school graduates and traditional school graduates
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Latinos in secondary education
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Great schools: Countdown to college
Nontraditional undergraduates
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
Students with disabilities: Preparing for postsecondary education: Know your rights and responsibilities
College planning for students with learning disabilities
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Career-related predictors of work-bound and college-bound status of adolescents in rural and nonrural areas
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Achievement in America
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
It takes more than pressure to improve failing high schools
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students<