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Author(s):Lumina Foundation for Education
Title:Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:This issue of Lumina Foundation focus examines the power of networks to promote college success among low-income and minority students.
Annotation:This issue of Lumina Foundation focus examines the power of networks to promote college success among low-income and minority students. Lumina's KnowHow2Go project and other college access and success projects and programs are highlighted.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students

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Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Scaling community college interventions
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Adult college completion toolkit
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
The degree qualifications profile
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
First generation college students: A literature review
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Miles to go: Louisiana
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Schools to watch
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
McNair scholar handbook
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
More student success: A systemic solution
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
SREB Factbook on higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Deciding on postsecondary education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Community colleges under stress
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Economic mobility of black and white families
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Who graduates in California?
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A college access contract
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
The Breakthrough High School project
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
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
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Colorado Reports
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
College learning for the new global century
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Center for Student Opportunity
Measuring up 2006
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Lumina Foundation for Education
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
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
Latino college completion: State series
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
The nature of innovation in the community college
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Mobility makers
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The hidden costs of community colleges
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Think College Indiana!
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
On the road to success
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
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
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
What we know about dual enrollment
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Adolescent literacy
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Why access matters: The community college student body
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Project WIn-Win
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Leveraging data for college completion
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Pathways to College Network
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
BC AVID: Early implementation report
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
What works in student retention 2010
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Student success in higher education
Adult College Completion Network
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Community college student survey
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Data sources for improving college access and success
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Bridge Partnership
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Connecting the dots: Multifaceted analyses of the relationships between student engagement results from the NSSE, and the institutional practices and conditions that foster student success
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Foundation for excellent schools
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Excelencia in education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Education and incarceration
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Accelerated learning for all
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
What's wrong with guys?
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Postsecondary Access and Success
Improving math performance
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
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
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Learning in a new key
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Project Complete
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Indiana by the numbers
Flexible learning options for adult students
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
College access and success state data
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Education watch 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Breaking through: Factsheet
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
I-STEM Resource Network
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
African American students and U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Collegiate learning assessement project
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Latinos in graduate education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Educational opportunity for all?
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Just for the kids
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Catching the Dream
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
National Association of Street Schools
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Pathways to college access and success
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Annotated bibliography: Perspectives in postsecondary education programs and student support interventions
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
School relationships foster success for African American students
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Public attitudes on higher education
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Postsecondary education opportunity
Education Trust, Inc
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Just and efficient college finance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
College completion toolkit
Buying college: What consumers need to know
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
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?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
The impact of teacher experience
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
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
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
I Need a Pencil.com
Grantmakers for Education
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
The productivity argument for investing in young children
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Time to Completion Web Site
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Financial education in TRIO programs
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The Condition of Education 2010
SREB/Go Alliance
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
What educators should learn from ER
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
College Greenlight
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Pat Tillman Foundation
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The Future Ready Project
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Dual enrollment for high school students
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals