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Author(s):Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Title:Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Organization:Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Short Description:The 2010 Southern Regional Education Board annual report describes SREB’s recent achievements and how the organization was essential in helping its 16 member states improve education in the past year.
Annotation:The 2010 Southern Regional Education Board annual report describes SREB’s recent achievements and how the organization was essential in helping its 16 member states improve education in the past year. The report highlights program activities and also includes remarks from the Board Chair and President, acknowledgement of financial contributors, and lists of the members of the Board, Legislative Advisory Council and SREB staff.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
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Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
School Redesign Network
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Washington Data and Reports
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Collegiate learning assessement project
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Measuring up 2004
Latino youth and the pathway to college
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Just for the kids
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
What works clearinghouse
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
High school coursework: Policy trends and implications for higher education
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Making middle grades work
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Getting serious about high school graduation
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Data sources for improving college access and success
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Learning to earn
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
High school curriculum, diplomas, and SAT Scores: How high school curriculum and diploma choices relate to SAT scores and college choice
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
State education reforms – Standards, assessment, and accountability
Accelerated learning for all
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
A voice from the middle
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
What works for Latino students
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Indiana college completion rates 2007
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Learning in a new key
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
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
Making high school students into "college material"
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Education watch 2009
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Gateway to College
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
State future workforce gap summaries
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
College tools for schools
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Measuring up 2008
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
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
College readiness issue brief: Using data to improve educational outcomes
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
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
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
A paradox of education progress
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
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
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Cracking the credit hour
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
State policy profiles for completion by design
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Mobility makers
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
On her majesty's school inspection service
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Year two of implementing the common core state standards: States' progress and challenges
Improving the odds for failing schools
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Reaching the goal: The applicability and importance of the Common Core State Standards to college and career readiness
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
The College Completion Agenda
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
ED Data Express
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Parents' guide to student success
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Latino college completion: Florida
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
ESEA Briefing Book
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
The degree qualifications profile
Community college student survey
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Community college and high school partnerships
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Grantmakers for Education
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Expanded measures of school performance
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
The false promise of class-size reduction
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
The hidden costs of community colleges
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
State education agency funding and staffing in the education reform era
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Why access matters: The community college student body
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Transforming education in America
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Boosting postsecondary education performance
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Putting a price tag on the Common Core: How much will smart implementation cost?
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
The economic case for higher education
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
5 Education factors in focus
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Common measures for college access and success
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
2012 National survey of school counselors
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Response to Intervention policy
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Why Algebra II?
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
What are examples of state legislation focused on high school dropout prevention?
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
High school remediation
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Overcoming doubts about online learning
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
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
Insuring college failure risk
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Windows on achievement and inequality
More student success: A systemic solution
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Science and mathematics education indicators
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Flexible learning options for adult students
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
California State University: Early assessment program
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana by the numbers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Deciding on postsecondary education
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The challenge of college readiness
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Meeting the invention challenge
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
The state of learning disabilities 2009
2008 College-bound seniors
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
The real technology challenge
Academic competitiveness grants
High school - Advanced placement
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
High school dropouts in America
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
NCLB and high schools
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Knocking at the college door: California state report
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
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
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Preparing students for success in college
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Graduation rates in Indiana: An analysis of various methods of caluculating graduation rates
College learning for the new global century
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Charting a new course for career and technical education
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Forum guide to education indicators
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
High school reform - Issue brief
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 1: Review of current and proposed graduation indicators
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
The art of student retention
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
Talent Development High Schools
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Schools to watch
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
All over the map: State policies to improve the American high school
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Stats Indiana
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Indian students and college preparation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Correctional education facts
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
High school graduation, completion, and dropout indicators: A primer and catalog
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
NCHEMS information center
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Frequently asked questions regarding Indiana's new high school course and credit requirements
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Differential grading standards among high schools
EPAS®: A system that works
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Latinos in secondary education
Digest of Education Statistics
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
ACT high school profile report: National
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
QualityCore™: Every student deserves to be ready for college
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Improving math performance
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Creating a college-going culture guide
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
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Postsecondary Access and Success
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Workers need training, not tough talk
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The Kalamazoo Promise
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Redefining college readiness
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
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
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
Dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2006
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Dropout prevention practice guide
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
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)
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Center for Law and Social Policy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Federal Education Budget Project
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Indiana college success coalition
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
The education success program
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Growing What Works Database
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
The effects of public support on college attainment
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Diploma to nowhere
Education Trust-West
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Focus on the school calendar
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
The first year of high school
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
An examination of the information technology job market
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
21st Century skills map
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Public education finances: 2010
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Interactive learning online at public universities: Evidence from randomized trials
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
The road to high-quality early education
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Leveraging data for college completion
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The case for change in college admissions
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Shifting trends in special education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Improving community college success
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Latino college completion: State series
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Steps taken on the path forward
Student success in higher education
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
National Youth Employment Coalition
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
P-20 governance
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2008
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Building an early childhood professional development system
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Measuring inequity in school funding
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Early warning indicator systems
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Scaling community college interventions
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Latino college completion: Texas
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
The undereducated American
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
Trends in college pricing 2011
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
College Bound Seniors 2011
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Assessing deeper learning
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Ramp-up to Readiness
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Adolescent literacy
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Early warning system middle grades tool
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Cohort default rates in context
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
AYP results for 2010-11
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Supporting education policy and practice through common data standards: A policymaker's guide
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Assuring academic quality in the 21st century: Self-regulation in a new era
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
SREB Factbook bulletin: Men's increase in college enrollment breaks long-term trend-Rises faster than rate for women
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Trends in student aid 2012
Adult college completion toolkit
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
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
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
The breaking through practice guide
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Education Bill Tracking Database
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Evidence from California Partnership Academies: One Model of Pathways
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Impact of homework on student achievement
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Complete College America
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Research on retention and attrition
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Still a freshman: Examining the prevalence and characteristics of ninth-grade retention across six states
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
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
North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
The minds of boys
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
For every 100 girls...
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Condition of education 2008
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Smaller Learning Communities Annotated Bibliography
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Indiana Partnerships Center
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Good Shepherd Services
YouthBuild USA
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Education Equality Project
Campaign for High School Equity
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Center on Reinventing Public Education
The accountability illusion
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
Indiana Academic Honors Diploma
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
How much are college students borrowing?
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Field guide for improving student success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Aligning state approval and regional accreditation for online postsecondary institutions: A national strategy
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
The dreaded "P" word: An examination of productivity in public postsecondary education
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Finishing high school: Alternative pathways and dropout recovery
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Accelerated developmental education project
A call to action: Why America must innovate
The Breakthrough High School project
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Raising the compulsory school attendance age: The case for reform
No child left behind: What it means for parents
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
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
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Fact book bulletin: College degrees benefit states and individuals significantly
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Distance education
State and district-level support for successful transitions into high school
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Expanding learning time in high schools
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Indiana's high school diploma requirements
Diplomas count: An essential guide to graduation policy and rates
Success for All Foundation
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Ohio early college high school initiative
Measuring up on college-level learning
The Gates effect
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
High schools for the new millennium
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
National inventory of academic pathways
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Model college-preparatory curriculum
Postsecondary education opportunity
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Ranking of high school to college rates for 50 states
High school graduation rates, college continuation rates, and chance for college by state: 1986, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Where have all the students gone
College success programs
High school graduation rankings and rates for fifty states 2002
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Small schools, big results: Nebraska high school completion and postsecondary enrollment rates by size of school district
New traditions: Options for rural high school excellence
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
The career pathways how-to guide
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Kids Count state-level data online
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Who's counted? Who's counting? Understanding high school graduation rates
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Bridge Partnership
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
The state of preschool 2005: State preschool yearbook
Learning by degree: Real-life stories from three early collge high schools
American FactFinder
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Education counts
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Trends in college pricing 2006
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Strategic instruction model
Dropout rates in the United States: 2001
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03