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Author(s):US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Title:Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Organization:US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Short Description:At age 22, women are more likely to be enrolled in college than men and are also more likely to have completed a bachelor's degree. Among 22-year-olds not enrolled in college, men are more likely than women to be employed in a civilian job or serving in the military. These findings are from the first 11 annual rounds of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97), a nationally re- presentative survey of about 9,000 young men and women born during the years 1980 to 1984.
Annotation:At age 22, women are more likely to be enrolled in college than men and are also more likely to have completed a bachelor's degree. Among 22-year-olds not enrolled in college, men are more likely than women to be employed in a civilian job or serving in the military. These findings are from the first 11 annual rounds of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97), a nationally re- presentative survey of about 9,000 young men and women born during the years 1980 to 1984. The survey provides information on work and nonwork experiences, training, schooling, income, assets, and other characteristics. The information provided by respondents can be considered representative of all men and women born in the early 1980s and living in the United States when the survey began in 1997.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
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Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
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MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
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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
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First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
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Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
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The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
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Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
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Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Modeling change in large-scale longitudinal studies of educational growth: Four decades of contributions to the assessment of educational growth
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
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Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
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A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
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Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
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The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
The degree qualifications profile
What works in student retention 2010
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Improving community college success
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Community college student survey
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Family factors and student outcomes
Findings from the 2009 administration of the Your First College Year (YFCY) national aggregates
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Higher education budgets and the global recession
The effects of public support on college attainment
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
ACE Online Information Center
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Survey of Canadian career college students, phase III: Graduate survey
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
IPEDS Data Center
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
College for all?
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Understanding the working college student
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupation employment projections
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
How America saves for college: 2010
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Expanding the mission: Community colleges and the functions of workforce intermediaries
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Chidren's Budget 2010
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Student victimization in U.S. schools: Results from the 2007 school crime supplement to the national crime victimization survey
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Center on Education and the Workforce
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
The workplace realities
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
National Center for Academic Transformation
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Young workers: A lost decade
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
The American freshman: National norms for Fall 2008
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Research on retention and attrition
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
College InSight
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
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
A detection model of college withdrawal
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
National Youth Employment Coalition
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Student progression through developmental sequences in community colleges
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
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
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Operation College Promise
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Project WIn-Win
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, by state
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Data sources for improving college access and success
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Gender differences in postsecondary education
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
College Results Online
A nation online: Entering the broadband age
Projections of education statistics to 2014
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
William Pollack
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
The nation's prison population continues its slow growth, up 1.9 percent last year
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Education and correctional populations
Measuring up 2006
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
Community College Research Center
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
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
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
2002 State new economy index
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Hoosiers on Jupiter
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Stats Indiana
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Employment projections
A portrait of "Generation Next": How young people view their lives, futures and politics
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Participation trends and patterns in adult education: 1991 to 1999
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Collegiate learning assessement project
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Colorado Reports
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Dream it! Do it!
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Community college enrollment
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Indiana State Profile
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Graduate Retention Program
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Opening Doors project publications
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Leading by example
Institute for Educational Leadership
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Returning to our roots: Student access
What works in student retention
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
The male achievement gap in Indiana
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
High school dropouts in America
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Education and public safety
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
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
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Access to success initiative
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Gateway to College
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Diverse issues in higher education
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Chasing the high school graduation rate: Getting the data we need and using it right
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Flexible learning options for adult students
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
How undergraduate students use credit cards: Sallie Mae's national study of usage rates and trends 2009
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges: 2008 distance education survey results
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Conflicted: Faculty and online education, 2012
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Vendor product review: A consumer's guide to real-time labor market information
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
2011 Distance education survey results: Trends in e-learning: Tracking the impact of elearning at community colleges
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Educational attainment in the United States: 2011
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
How America pays for college 2011
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Western Policy Exchanges
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Snapshot report: Persistence
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
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
21st Century skills assessment
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The student debt crisis
Adult college completion toolkit
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools