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Author(s):Alliance for Excellent Education
Title:Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Source:http://www.all4ed.org/files/shortsighted.pdf
Date:2009
Organization:Alliance for Excellent Education
Short Description:This report provides recommendations to the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Congress for immediately increasing participation in international comparisons that could boost student performance.
Annotation:This report provides recommendations to the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Congress for immediately increasing participation in international comparisons that could boost student performance. While other developed nations benefit by regularly comparing, or “benchmarking,” their educational performance and practices against each other, the United States largely ignores the world’s useful lessons in improving education.
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Achievement Gap
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High School
International Perspectives
Middle School
National Perspectives
Policy
Preparation/College Readiness
Standards
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It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Facts for education advocates
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Parsing the achievement gap II
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Making high school students into "college material"
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The accountability illusion
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Council of the Great City Schools
Center on Reinventing Public Education
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Gallup student poll national report
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Sizing up state standards: 2008
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
The Equity Project
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
SparkAction.org
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Parent engagement toolkit
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Afterschool and workforce development: Helping kids compete
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Council for Exceptional Children
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
No Excuses University Network
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Who graduates in California?
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
College For Every Student
Federal Education Budget Project
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
ACT high school profile report: National
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Accelerated learning for all
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
African American students and U.S. high schools
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
High school dropouts in America
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
OECD Programme for international student assessment
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Just for the kids
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
African American achievement in America
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
School relationships foster success for African American students
Making the grade in college prep: A guide for improving college preparation programs
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Pathways to college access and success
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Bullying and open enrollment
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Early warning system middle grades tool
The economic value of opportunity youth
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Operation Military Kids
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
The hidden costs of community colleges
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Chidren's Budget 2010
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
ED Data Express
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The condition of education 2011
Gender inequalities in education
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Research support for school counseling
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
2012 National survey of school counselors
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Planning a school-based mentoring program
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Improving the odds for failing schools
The road to high-quality early education
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
High school curriculum, diplomas, and SAT Scores: How high school curriculum and diploma choices relate to SAT scores and college choice
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Identifying and implementing educational practices supported by rigorous evidence: A user friendly guide
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
Latino achievement in America
Achievement in America
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
What works for Latino students
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Expanding learning time in high schools
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Strategic instruction model
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Middle Start
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
The family: America's smallest school
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
What works clearinghouse: Elementary school math
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
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
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
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
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
What kind of test preparation is best?
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Science and mathematics education indicators
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
I-STEM Resource Network
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
National Institute for Literacy
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Value-added analysis and education policy
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Pathways to College Network
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Effective instructional strategies
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Response to Intervention policy
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
What educators should learn from ER
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Measuring up 2008
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Evolving No Child Left Behind
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Field guide for improving student success
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Student Success Skills
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The Everyone Graduates Center
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Education Equality Project
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Interventions for struggling readers
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Breakthrough Collaborative
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Preparation for college admissions exams
How much are college students borrowing?
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Background and context for equity audits
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Improving adolescent literacy: Effective classroom and intervention practices
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Invisible: 1.4 percent coverage for education is not enough
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Growing What Works Database
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
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
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
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
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Campaign for High School Equity
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
College access and success state data
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
Dropout prevention practice guide
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
Ready by 21
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Early reading proficiency (Leading Indicators Series)
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
The Condition of Education 2010
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Afterschool Alliance
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
RTI Action Network: High school resources
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Understanding the common core state standards
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Student victimization in U.S. schools: Results from the 2007 school crime supplement to the national crime victimization survey
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
The Center for Public Education
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The real technology challenge
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Learn and Serve America
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Selected state data
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
A voice from the middle
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
The ASCA national model
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
States' progress toward high school restructuring
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
25 Steps to effective developmental education
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
The Breakthrough High School project
A call to action: Why America must innovate
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Leading the conversion process: Lessons learned and recommendations for converting to small learning communities
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
A college access contract
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
A science-based framework for early childhood policy
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Joint platform for education reform
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the Pathways to College Network framework: Mutually supportive visions and complementary goals
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Who's counted? Who's counting? Understanding high school graduation rates
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
The high school transcript study: A decade of change in curricula and achievement, 1990-2000
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Education watch online
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Nontraditional undergraduates
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The state of our nation's youth
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Staying on course: Standards based reform in America's schools
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
National High School Center
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Success for All Foundation
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (CSCORE)
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
The PISA 2003 assessment framework: Mathematics, reading, science and problem solving knowledge and skills
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
ACT college readiness benchmarks, retention, and first-year college GPA: What's the connection?
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
What we know about dual enrollment
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Evaluate mentoring programs
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Dual enrollment for high school students
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Ramp-up to Readiness
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Building an early childhood professional development system
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
P-20 governance
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The undereducated American
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Parents' guide to student success
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
The first year of high school
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Early college designs
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Changing the odds for children and youth community profile: Northern Kentucky: Building a leadership council
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
National Coalition for College Completion
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Which achievement gap?
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
An employment training and job placement program for foster youth making the transition to adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Web tables: Choosing a postsecondary institution
Is school funding fair? A national report card
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
College Bound Seniors 2011
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
Common core state standards alignment
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
The Future Ready Project
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Early warning indicator systems
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Principal-counselor toolkit
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
California District Report Cards
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Information constraints and financial aid policy
State pre-k assessment policies: Issues and status
On the road to success
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Common Core implementation workbook
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Quality counts at 10: A decade of standards-based education: Indiana
It takes more than pressure to improve failing high schools
The new demography of America's schools: Immigration and the No Child Left Behind Act
The middle grades: Putting all students on track for college
Educational needs index
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Parental involvement: Why it matters, how to get it
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Involving families in high school and college expectations
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Research brief: How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth grade students
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Connecting the dots: Multifaceted analyses of the relationships between student engagement results from the NSSE, and the institutional practices and conditions that foster student success
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Horace
Foundation for excellent schools
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Minority student achievement network
Counseling and college counseling in America’s high schools
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
Learning to earn
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
When it comes to school, girls rule
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
Measured progress: Achievement rises, and gaps narrow, but too slowly
National Dropout Prevention Centers
Achieve, Inc.
Peer tutoring and mentoring services for disadvantaged secondary school students
Career-related predictors of work-bound and college-bound status of adolescents in rural and nonrural areas
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
Recent STEM initiatives
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Collegiate learning assessement project
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Institute for Educational Leadership
Education issues 2007
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
The literacy of America's college students
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Miles to go: Louisiana
Pathways to college policy forum
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Hoosiers on Jupiter
NAEP state comparisons
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
The condition of education 2006
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Resource guide for action: Transforming high schools for all youth
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Indian students and college preparation
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Evidence-based policy help desk
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
National clearinghouse for educational facilities
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Focus on dropout factories: Associated press article spotlights low-performing high schools, draws criticism from many school officials
The American freshman: National norms for fall 2005
Creating a culture of literacy: A guide for middle and high school principals
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Retooling career and technical education
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Learning in a new key
The proficiency illusion
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Status of education in rural America
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Council of graduate schools
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Differential grading standards among high schools
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
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
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Relationships between EPAS scores and college preparatory course work in high school
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Tapping America's Potential
School funding's tragic flaw
The Workforce Alliance
Skills2Compete
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
New England Journal of Higher Education
For every 100 girls...
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
McNair scholar handbook
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
All Kinds of Minds
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
High school - Advanced placement
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Houston, do we really have a problem here?
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
Academic competitiveness grants
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
The Mind Trust
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
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
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
College readiness issue brief: Using data to improve educational outcomes
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
High school remediation
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
The nature of innovation in the community college
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Moving targets: What it now means to make adequate yearly progress under NCLB
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
New America Foundation Early Education Initiative
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
The breaking through practice guide
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Making graduation a priority
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
The impact of adavanced placement incentive programs
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
Intervention Central
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
California State University: Early assessment program
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
State future workforce gap summaries
EdVisions Cooperative
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Deciding on postsecondary education
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Collaborative for acadmic, social, and emotional learning (CASEL)
The impact of afterschool programs that promote personal and social skills
The study of implementation in school-based preventative interventions: Theory, research, and practice
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
College readiness standards
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
The future of middle-skill jobs
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
The role of the school counselor in the new era of RTI
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
2008 GED testing program statistical report
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network: Model Programs Database
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Survey Of Secondary School Students
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Evaluation of evidence-based practices in online learning: A meta-analysis and review of online learning studies
2008 College-bound seniors
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
National Center for Summer Learning
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
The President's Forum
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?