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Author(s):Southern Regional Education Board
Title:SREB/Go Alliance
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Organization:Southern Regional Education Board
Short Description:Prompted by successful campaigns in four states, SREB formed a partnership of member states who work together on common outreach approaches to motivate young people and their families to take the steps needed to complete high school prepared for college, postsecondary training, or work. Go Alliance aims to send clear messages to students who may not plan to go to college that emphasize how to get ready for college and overcome common financial and personal barriers.
Annotation:Prompted by successful campaigns in four states, SREB formed a partnership of member states who work together on common outreach approaches to motivate young people and their families to take the steps needed to complete high school prepared for college, postsecondary training, or work. Go Alliance aims to send clear messages to students who may not plan to go to college that emphasize how to get ready for college and overcome common financial and personal barriers. SREB’s Go Alliance helps member states make a strong case — directed especially to the students they most need to attract to college — that education can make an important difference in their lives. Go Alliance also helps students learn how to become ready for college by taking the appropriate middle grades and secondary courses, how to find out what they need to know about applying to and selecting the right college, and how to finance college.
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College Access Marketing
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Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Information constraints and financial aid policy
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Repository of resources for undocumented students
College hopes and worries survey
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Is high school tough enough?
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
BigFuture: By the College Board
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
SREB State progress reports 2012
The economic case for higher education
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
2012 National survey of school counselors
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
College Affordability and Transparency Center
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Reaching the goal: The applicability and importance of the Common Core State Standards to college and career readiness
You can go! Educator resources
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Common core state standards alignment
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Trends in college pricing 2011
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Education Trust-West
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Education pays 2010
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Afterschool Alliance
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
How America saves for college: 2010
Why is college so expensive?
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Everybody ready for college
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Trends in student aid 2010
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Best Business Schools
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Going2College.org
How the borrowing process works
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
College Board scholarship search
The Sallie Mae Fund
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Trends in college pricing 2008
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Scholarships for Hispanics
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
College For Every Student
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Back to College (Back2College)
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Indiana Next: A guide to life after high school
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
College Access Marketing (CAM)
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
No Excuses University Network
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
The College Place
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Counselor and college access provider activities to create a college-going culture
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
Insuring college failure risk
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Financial education in TRIO programs
YMCA
Applications: A parent's role
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Helping Teens Succeed
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
Think College
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
Recommended classes: A great schedule leads to college success
Getting college credit before college: The Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) and College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®)
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Should your child take a year off?: It's not the end of the world
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Returning to our roots: Student access
A voice from the middle
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
How do I pay for college?
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Schools to watch
Miles to go: Louisiana
National College Access Program Directory
College planning center
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
National association of state approving agencies
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Lumina Foundation focus
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
College Board online college planning resources
Foundation for excellent schools
U Links
College Goal Sunday
College Compass
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Federal financial aid
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Section 529 state college savings programs
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
High school curriculum, diplomas, and SAT Scores: How high school curriculum and diploma choices relate to SAT scores and college choice
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
State Scholars Initiative
Indiana dollars for scholars
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Pathways to college access and success
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Model college-preparatory curriculum
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Students with disabilities: Preparing for postsecondary education: Know your rights and responsibilities
National college access network
Foster youth: Funding for college
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
CollegeSummit.org
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Education Trust, Inc
NCHEMS information center
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
No merit in these scholarships
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Preparing students for success in college
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
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
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
College guidance
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Merit aid and college access
The Education Network college planning site
Indiana family college savings program
Indiana's high school diploma requirements
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Sallie Mae: College answer
College Prep 101
College Board Calculators
Sallie Mae financial aid calculators
ACT financial aid need estimator
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Citizen Schools
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
The Princeton Review
The state of college affordability in Indiana
FastWeb
Task force on college access for students from low-income backgrounds
Education watch online
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
State of college admission 2007
GI bill education benefits
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
What works clearinghouse
Grappling with the access problem
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
InternationalScholarships.com
Documenting the shift to merit
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
American Indian science and engineering society
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
AIM
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Trip to college
Talent Development High Schools
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Student loan forgiveness programs
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Low income student scholarships
Financial aid letter.com
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
How well do you know your child?
How not to be a helicopter parent
Choosing a college major
The key to success in community college
Quick-start college selection: Pick a baby-step, any baby-step
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Opening Doors project publications
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Digest of Education Statistics
A balanced course load: Classes, electives, college prep—and enjoying it
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
101 Great books: Recommended for college-bound readers
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Motivating the unmotivated student
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
QualityCore™: Every student deserves to be ready for college
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Partnership for Learning
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Preparing for a campus visit: Know before you go
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The Student Guide
My College Options
Project Mentor
Developing your vision while attending college
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Early decision and early action
Application requirements: There's more than just a form
College application calendar: Save the date for college
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Character counts: The child behind the numbers
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
College readiness issue brief: Using data to improve educational outcomes
Pathways to College Network
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Trends in student aid 2009
The value of value-added data
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
My College QuickStart
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Meeting the invention challenge
Summer Search
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Financial aid in theory and practice
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
College readiness for all toolbox
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The challenge of college readiness
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans (ISM Loans)
Education watch 2009
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Official cohort default rates for schools
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Science and mathematics education indicators
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Kids2College
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Early intervention program and college partnerships
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Roads to Success
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Admissions in the 21st Century
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Trends in student aid 2008
California State University: Early assessment program
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Good Shepherd Services
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Low-income students and college success: More than money
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Central Indiana Educational Service Center
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
GoCollege
Manchester College: Fast forward program
College View
Adventures in education: For college students
Preparing students for college
Empowering students: How Georgia College early college changes student aspirations
Year end to-do list
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Early college high school initiative: Brochure (2007)
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Postsecondary Access and Success
Federal student aid: Graduate and professional studies
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Center for native education
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
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
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Research support for school counseling
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
College planning for undocumented students
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Ensuring success for returning veterans
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Financial Aid EasyPlanner
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
The new net price calculator for college website
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
College Resources for Parents
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
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
Assessing deeper learning
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Gender inequalities in education
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
The economic value of opportunity youth
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
College Abacus
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
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
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
2012 Household financial planning survey
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Common Core implementation workbook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
What is "career ready"?
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
California District Report Cards
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
College and career development organizer
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Putting a price tag on the Common Core: How much will smart implementation cost?
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
On the road to success
Grading student loans
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Career mapping eyed to prepare students for college
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
College Greenlight
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
GraduateTutor.com: Your scholarship directory
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
21st Century skills map
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Education for life and work: Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century
Financial awareness counseling
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
RTTD Action brief: Establishing the foundational conditions for personalized learning
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Accredited Online Colleges
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
The student debt crisis
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Adolescent literacy
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Cohort default rates in context
College Search Database.com
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Boosting college completion for a new economy
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
The price of poverty in big time college sport
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
MatchCollege.com
Impact of homework on student achievement
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Center on Innovation and Improvement
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Why Algebra II?
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
National Center for Academic Transformation
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
I Need a Pencil.com
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
The rise of college student borrowing
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 edition
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Tips for parents with middle school teens: Countdown to college
College admission for homeschoolers
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
College Savings Plan Network
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
The national articulation and transfer network
Purdue opportunity awards program
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Quality counts 2008
Learning in a new key
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Higher education accountability for student learning
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Education Finance Council
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Finding colleges that fit
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
Who graduates in California?
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Indiana Association for the Gifted Scholarship
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
NASFAA's cash for college
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Supporting a college-going culture
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Anderson University: ADVANCE
SEG Scholarship Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Center for Law and Social Policy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
Indiana Academic Honors Diploma
Indiana higher education facts
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
StudentLoanJustice.org
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Center on Reinventing Public Education
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
How much are college students borrowing?
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
ACE Online Information Center
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
eCampusTours.com: Paying for College
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Trends in college pricing 2009
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Does money matter? II
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Council for Exceptional Children
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
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
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
High school remediation
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Search Institute
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Dream it! Do it!
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Getting ready for college: Advising high school students with learning disabilities
Application FAQs: Counselors give the inside scoop on applying to college
Letters of recommendation: How to stand out from the crowd
Essay tips for your child: Conquering the blank page
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Colorado Reports
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Financialaidtips.org
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
How to Choose a College: A Guide for the Student with a Disability
College Planning Resources
Guide for parents in the college admission process
Dorms: The true hollywood story: On-campus housing options
How many applications? Finalizing the college list
Sizing up colleges: Big vs. small: One size does not fit all
Top 10 tips for college admissions and financial aid
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Developing the STEM education pipeline
College-bound or headed for workforce training: High school graduates need similar math, reading skills
Handling test stress: Practical tips to help your child
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Parent-teacher conferences: Make the most of your meeting
College prep glossary: College admissions from A to Z
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
The extracurricular edge: Quality over quantity
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
The college search: How you can help your child
What selectivity means for your child: Understanding admissions factors
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
Create a college watchlist: Track schools and requirements
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Action plan: Your senior
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Action plan: Your sophomore
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The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
What every student should know about federal aid
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Costs, prices, and affordability
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
College guide for students with disabilities
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Distance education
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12 Ways adult students can pay for college
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American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
National Urban League Scholarships
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Turning Points
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Access to higher education in Indiana
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
High Tech High Foundation
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Financial aid for Native American students
American Indian college fund
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Equal justice works: Loan repayment assistance programs for public interest lawyers
Income contingent repayment plan
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Cashing in on the GI bill
The scholarship page
Taxing matters
Project on student debt.org
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Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
SuperCollege.com
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Academic pathways to access and student success
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
American student achievement institute
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
Talbot's student planning book
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Big Picture Company
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Bridges to Success
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Project GRAD
General financial aid resources
Early college cost estimator
FINAID - Family Contribution Estimator
Family affiliation scholarships
College Planning Network
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
Frequently asked questions regarding Indiana's new high school course and credit requirements
Learn More financial aid information
E-Guidance counselor college planning site
Saving for College Website
Scholarship Help
DO-IT college planning resources
Drive of your life
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
FinAid! financial aid website
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Trends in student aid 2003
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
College readiness begins in middle school
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Indiana University Independent Study Program
Trends in student aid 2005
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Educational needs index
Categorical financial aid resources
Financial aid estimators and calculators
Searchable scholarship database
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Financial aid resources
Postsecondary education opportunity
Early college high school initiative
Access to the future: Preparing college students with disabilities for careers
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals