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Author(s):Lumina Foundation for Education
Title:Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:Four Steps to Finishing First in Higher Education Practical Guides for Boosting Productivity focuses on four areas where states can drive a more productive higher education system to improve degree completion while maintaining quality.
Annotation:More students are enrolling in U.S. colleges and universities, yet the proportion of students earning a postsecondary degree or credential continues to decline. Four Steps to Finishing First in Higher Education Practical Guides for Boosting Productivity focuses on four areas where states can drive a more productive higher education system to improve degree completion while maintaining quality.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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Boosting college completion for a new economy
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Steps taken on the path forward
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
The state fiscal stabilization fund and higher education spending
Latino college completion: Florida
Latino college completion: State series
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The condition of education 2011
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Improving community college success
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Project WIn-Win
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Operation College Promise
The global gender gap index: 2011
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Western Policy Exchanges
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Why is college so expensive?
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
A sound investment: The community college dividend
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Center on Education and the Workforce
National Center for Academic Transformation
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
A next social contract for the primary years of education
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
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
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
National Council of La Raza
Student loans and public accountability
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Postsecondary Access and Success
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Education and public safety
School Redesign Network
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
What works for Latino students
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
College learning for the new global century
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
How much are college students borrowing?
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Field guide for improving student success
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Common measures for college access and success
2012 SREB Annual Report
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
A disruptive look at competency-based education: How the innovative use of technology will transform the college experience
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Common Core implementation workbook
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
California District Report Cards
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Windows on achievement and inequality
Federal Education Budget Project
I-STEM Resource Network
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Strategic directions in Indiana education
More student success: A systemic solution
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
College access and success state data
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
State higher education finance: 2007
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Growing What Works Database
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Projections of education statistics to 2018
The role and relevance of rankings in higher education policymaking
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
The dreaded "P" word: An examination of productivity in public postsecondary education
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
SREB Factbook on higher education
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
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
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Flexible learning options for adult students
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Recent STEM initiatives
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
The art of student retention
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
What state policymakers should know about federal higher education policy
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
American youth policy forum
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
American FactFinder
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Postsecondary education opportunity
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Indiana State Profile
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Educational opportunity for all?
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Just for the kids
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Higher education accountability for student learning
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Education Bill Tracking Database
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
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: P-20 longitudinal data systems
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The breaking through practice guide
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Grantmakers for Education
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
State funding for higher education in FY 2009 and FY 2010
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
College completion toolkit
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Advocacy in action toolkit
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Three policies to reduce time to degree
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Higher education spending and the state fiscal stabilization fund, part 3: State case studies
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Trends in student aid 2011
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
The case for change in college admissions
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Women Employed
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
The College Match Program
Scaling community college interventions
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Ten facts about the recovery
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Gender inequalities in education
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
National Coalition for College Completion
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Student success in higher education
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Latino college completion: California
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Cohort default rates in context
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Improving the odds for failing schools
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
The road to high-quality early education
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Year two of implementing the common core state standards: States' progress and challenges
Engaging diverse viewpoints: What is the campus climate for perspective taking?
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Transfer and articulation policies
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
The workplace realities
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Student debt and the class of 2006
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
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
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Collegiate learning assessement project
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Fact book bulletin: College degrees benefit states and individuals significantly
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Earnings by attainment
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Investing in America's future
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Data sources for improving college access and success
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Measuring up on college-level learning
Public schools and economic development: What the research shows
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Does public funding for higher education matter?
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Gender gap grows
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Access and participation profiles
Schools to watch
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Miles to go: Louisiana
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Trends in college pricing 2006
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
State systems of performance accountability for community colleges: Impact and lessons for policymakers
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Assessing college-level learning
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
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
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
National Postsecondary Education Cooperative
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Value of a college education (calculator)
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Considerations for state colleges and universities in a post-recession America
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
A framework for a multi-state human capital development data system
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
The Working Poor Families Project
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
The future workforce of Indiana
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
The male achievement gap in Indiana
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
McNair scholar handbook
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
National Center on Education and the Economy
Diverse issues in higher education
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Who graduates in California?
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Enrollment status and outcomes
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Adult college completion toolkit
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The current health and future well-being of the American research university
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
State aid to nonpublic schools
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness