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Author(s):Southern Regional Education Board
Title:Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Organization:Southern Regional Education Board
Short Description:This newsletter makes the case for transitional planning and helping students transfer smoothly to the next educational level.
Annotation:Educators at all levels are researching and implementing strategies to accelerate student achievement at every stage along the way. This newsletter makes the case for transitional planning and helping students transfer smoothly to the next level.
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Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
P-20 governance
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
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?
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
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)
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Improving community college success
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Early college designs
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)
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
On her majesty's school inspection service
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
The first year of high school
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
2012 National survey of school counselors
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Global Skills for Global Completion
The nature of innovation in the community college
No Excuses University Network
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
SREB/Go Alliance
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Tiered intervention on the high school level
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Making graduation a priority
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Fixing No Child Left Behind
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
School reform and improvement database
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
College access and success state data
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Council of the Great City Schools
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
The role of the school counselor in the new era of RTI
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The study of implementation in school-based preventative interventions: Theory, research, and practice
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
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
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Success for All Foundation
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
National Dropout Prevention Centers
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
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
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
College success programs
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
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
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
A college access contract
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
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
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The family: America's smallest school
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Implementing evidence-based practices: six "drivers" of success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Easing the transition to high school: Research and best practices designed to support high school learning
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
What works for Latino students
First ask, then listen: How to get your students to help you teach them better
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Just for the kids
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Middle Start
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Preparing students for success in college
Identifying and implementing educational practices supported by rigorous evidence: A user friendly guide
School relationships foster success for African American students
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
National inventory of academic pathways
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Education watch 2009
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Collaborative for acadmic, social, and emotional learning (CASEL)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
Interventions for struggling readers
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
The Everyone Graduates Center
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The Equity Project
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Facts for education advocates
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
For every 100 girls...
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
All Kinds of Minds
Science and mathematics education indicators
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
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
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Early reading proficiency (Leading Indicators Series)
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
College readiness for all toolbox
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Council for Exceptional Children
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Scaling community college interventions
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The condition of education 2011
College completion toolkit
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
Operation College Promise
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The economic value of opportunity youth
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
The Future Ready Project
The case for change in college admissions
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Dual enrollment for high school students
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion