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Author(s):National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Title:National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Organization:National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Short Description:The Opportunity To Learn (OTL) Campaign seeks to instill a new framework for systemic education reform. The power of the underlying concept lies in its movement building around a fundamental value—that all children have a right to the four core resources research has shown are needed to give them a fair and substantive opportunity to learn: access to highly effective teachers, early childhood education, college preparatory curricula, and equitable instructional resources.
Annotation:The Opportunity To Learn (OTL) Campaign seeks to instill a new framework for systemic education reform. The power of the underlying concept lies in its movement building around a fundamental value—that all children have a right to the four core resources research has shown are needed to give them a fair and substantive opportunity to learn: access to highly effective teachers, early childhood education, college preparatory curricula, and equitable instructional resources. The OTL campaign is a collaborative, multi-state and federal strategy to make the stewards of our nation’s resources accountable for providing those resources—with particular emphasis on a new federal role. It builds on the best of the standards movement—and makes the case for systemic resource accountability supported by education as a basic civil right, a right dramatically denied to too many children, particularly children of color, in our current system.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Achievement Gap
Early Childhood Education/School Readiness
Educational Equity
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
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
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Research support for school counseling
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Transforming education in America
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Kids Count Data Center
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
SREB/Go Alliance
The achievement gap where you live
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Project U-turn
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Chidren's Budget 2010
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
America's private public schools
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Improving math performance
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Search Institute
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
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
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Our impoverished view of education reform
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Bridges to Success
Project GRAD
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Latino achievement in America
Achievement in America
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
What works clearinghouse
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Educational equity center at AED
Talent Development High Schools
Miles to go: Louisiana
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Catching the Dream
The segregation of American teachers
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
College readiness for all toolbox
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Improving accountability in public education
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Child trends: Education
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Council for Exceptional Children
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Indiana Partnerships Center
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Starfish Initiative
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Center for native education
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Learn and Serve America
McNair scholar handbook
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
New England Journal of Higher Education
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Orphan Foundation of America
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Deciding on postsecondary education
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Facts for education advocates
College tools for schools
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Center for Law and Social Policy
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Communities in Schools
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Transforming schools to meet the needs of students: Improving school quality and increasing learning time in ESEA
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
The Center for Public Education
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Summer Search
International Benchmarking Toolkit
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Turning Points
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
National College Access Program Directory
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Strategic instruction model
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
National college access network
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Academic pathways to access and student success
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Expanding learning time in high schools
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Differential grading standards among high schools
What kind of test preparation is best?
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Standards for quality online teaching
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
A new way on school integration
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Creating a college-going culture guide
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Center on Innovation and Improvement
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Getting teacher evaluation right: A brief for policymakers
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Principal-counselor toolkit
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Data for action 2011
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
The condition of education 2011
Shifting trends in special education
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Expanded measures of school performance
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
California District Report Cards
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
2012 National survey of school counselors
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Is high school tough enough?
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
On the road to success
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Supporting education policy and practice through common data standards: A policymaker's guide
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Parents' guide to student success
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Funding education equitably: The "comparability provision" the move to fair and transparent school budgeting systems
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Early warning system middle grades tool
AYP results for 2010-11
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Parents want to know
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Center on Education and the Workforce
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Recognition and response: Pathways to school success for young children
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
School connectedness and meaningful student participation
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
P-20 governance
Everybody ready for college
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
The family: America's smallest school
National Council of La Raza
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
NCLB and high schools
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Partnership for Learning
The ASCA national model
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
No child left behind: What it means for parents
Project Mentor
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Recent STEM initiatives
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
African American students and U.S. high schools
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Accelerated learning for all
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Leading by example
Institute for Educational Leadership
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
College access: A framework for systemic program development
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
School relationships foster success for African American students
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Minority student achievement network
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
College is possible
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Center for Student Opportunity
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Making middle grades work
High Tech High Foundation
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Kids Count state-level data online
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Education and incarceration
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Background and context for equity audits
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Parsing the achievement gap II
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
High school remediation
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
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
Pathways to College Network
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
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: Executive summary
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Good Shepherd Services
College access and success state data
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
National Center for Family Literacy
School funding's tragic flaw
RTI Action Network
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Schools, skills, and synapses
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The Equity Project
Measuring up 2008
YouthBuild USA
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Value-added analysis and education policy
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Middle-class schools for all
Preschool: America's best investment
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Discovery Education Homework Help
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
White students are racially isolated
Raising boys' achievement
For every 100 girls...
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Education's best kept secret
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Career preparation curriculum
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Community colleges under stress
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
California State University: Early assessment program
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Retaining teacher talent: The view from Generation Y
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Financial education in TRIO programs
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Effective instructional strategies
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
InService: The ASCD community blog
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Expanding school time to expand student learning: Lessons learned and challenges remaining
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
The accountability illusion
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Making high school students into "college material"
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
No Excuses University Network
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Ounce of Prevention Fund
BC AVID: Early implementation report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Mathematics and science education in the states
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Resource guide for action: Transforming high schools for all youth
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Middle College National Consortium
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
College access: From the inside out
American Indian science and engineering society
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
American Indian higher education consortium
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Latino youth and the pathway to college
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Poverty and Race Research Action Council
Lumina Foundation for Education
Early college high school initiative
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Involving families in high school and college expectations
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
SMASH Academy
Indianapolis urban league: Campaign for African American achievement
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Educational needs index
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
National center for public policy and higher education
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
National High School Center
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Preparing for college
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Latinos in secondary education
Latinos in elementary education
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Education issues 2007
EPAS®: A system that works
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Your senior year
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Latino students and U.S. high schools
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Just for the kids
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Dream it! Do it!
Washington Data and Reports
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A resource guide for adolescent literacy
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Access to success initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Indiana campus compact
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Planning resources for teachers in small high schools
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Investing in children: An early learning strategy for Washington state
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Students as allies in improving their schools
What's Fair?
Higher education accountability for student learning
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting 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
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
ED Data Express
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Grantmakers for Education
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Education Bill Tracking Database
Response to Intervention policy
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
Understanding the common core state standards
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
The Future Ready Project
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Special education in high school redesign
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
The hidden costs of community colleges
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Bullying and open enrollment
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The undereducated American
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Measuring inequity in school funding
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
A dozen facts about k-12 education
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
On her majesty's school inspection service
RTTD Action brief: Establishing the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Accountability issues to watch under NCLB waivers
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
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
State pre-k assessment policies: Issues and status
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
College Greenlight
Cracking the credit hour
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Education for life and work: Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Third grade reading policies
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Latino college completion: California
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
The College Match Program
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Latino college completion: Texas
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Latino college completion: Florida
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Are bad schools immortal?
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
National Youth Employment Coalition
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Teaching children well: New evidence-based approaches to teacher professional development and training
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
State policy profiles for completion by design
Getting better at teacher preparation and state accountability: Strategies, innovations, and challenges under the federal race to the top program
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
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
Assessing deeper learning
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
RTI classification tool and resource locator
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
College going culture baseline expectations
What does research say about 21st century skills?
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Impact of homework on student achievement
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Education pays 2010
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
The degree qualifications profile
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Retooling career and technical education
Early college high school: Opportunity for a lifetime
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
A college access contract
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
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
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Better outcomes for all: Promoting partnerships between Head Start and state Pre-K
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Database of 21st century skills assessments
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
Toward ensuring a smooth transition into high school
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Easing the transition to high school: Research and best practices designed to support high school learning
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
College: Making It Happen
College Access: Indiana
Think College
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Digest of Education Statistics
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
A voice from the middle
Spanish services training guide
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
High schools for the new millennium
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Pathways to college access and success
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
The middle grades: Putting all students on track for college
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Puente Project
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
First generation college students: A literature review
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Understanding and working with students and adults from poverty
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
College Mentors for Kids
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Evaluating the effectiveness of technology in our schools
High School Survey of Student Engagement
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
El Puente Project
Boys and girls harbor
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
National Indian Education Association
The tribal college journal
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Supporting high school students in the transition to college
Native American culture: Education
Dispelling the myth - online
Committee on Education and Labor
New Technology Foundation
Indian students and college preparation
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Student loan forgiveness programs
Joint platform for education reform
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
College Awareness Month: Resources for building a college-going culture
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Meeting the invention challenge
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
The early ed watch blog
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Gold Star School Counseling
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
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
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
College InSight
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Committee for Economic Development (CED)
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
The cost of small high schools: A literature review
See Forever Foundation
EdVisions Cooperative
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
National Center for Postsecondary Education
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
National Institute for Literacy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Indiana's Response to Intervention (RTI)
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Mythbusting: Breaking down confidentiality and decision-making barriers to meet the education needs of children in foster care
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Central Indiana Educational Service Center
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
A parent handbook for career development
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying career exploration and planning skills in the achievement of life career goals
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Encouraging girls in math and science
Economic mobility project
Economic mobility of black and white families
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Mentors en Español
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Projections of education statistics to 2016
New teacher support pays off: A return on investment for educators and kids
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Learn and Serve America: National Service Learning Clearinghouse
U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Website
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
More student success: A systemic solution
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
The Study Skills Guide for Students