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Author(s):Migration Policy Institute
Title:Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Source:http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/DREAM-Insig...
Date:2010
Organization:Migration Policy Institute
Short Description:While slightly more than 2.1 million youth and young adults could be eligible to apply for legal status under the Dream Act, historical trends indicate that far fewer are likely to actually gain permanent (or even conditional) status, due primarily to the bill’s education attainment requirements.
Annotation:The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act seeks to provide a path to legalization for eligible unauthorized youth and young adults. While slightly more than 2.1 million youth and young adults could be eligible to apply for legal status under the legislation, historical trends indicate that far fewer are likely to actually gain permanent (or even conditional) status, due primarily to the bill’s education attainment requirements. The authors estimate that roughly 38 percent of potential beneficiaries — 825,000 people — would likely obtain permanent legal status through the DREAM Act’s education and military routes while as many as 62 percent would likely fail to do so.
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The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
The public realities of private student loans
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
National and state data
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Colorado Reports
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Opening Doors project publications
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Low-income students and college success: More than money
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Who graduates in California?
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Hispanic College Fund
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
College access: From the inside out
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
College access and tax credits
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Costs, prices, and affordability
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
U.S. immigration: Trends and implications for schools
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Cal-SOAP
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Taxing matters
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Trends in college pricing 2011
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Prison vs. Princeton
Cohort default rates in context
Advocacy in action toolkit
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
State policy profiles for completion by design
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Assets & opportunity scorecard
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
HBCU distance learning 2010
College planning for undocumented students
The rise of college student borrowing
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
How college pricing undermines financial aid
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
La Plaza
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Growing What Works Database
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Complete College America
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
SREB/Go Alliance
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Education Trust-West
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Does money matter? II
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
ACE Online Information Center
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
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)
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Latino college completion: Texas
Latino college completion: California
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Why is college so expensive?
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Why access matters: The community college student body
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Hearing on non-traditional students
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Trends in student aid 2011
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Adult college completion toolkit
Student debt and the class of 2011
Trends in student aid 2012
The student debt crisis
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Latino achievement in America
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Measuring up 2006
Documenting the shift to merit
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Educational needs index
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Education and incarceration
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Nontraditional undergraduates
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Grappling with the access problem
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Excelencia in education
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Project Complete
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Migration Policy Institute
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
A Better Chance.org
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Higher education accountability for student learning
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Gateway to College
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
State higher education finance: 2007
The future of middle-skill jobs
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Measuring up 2008
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Trends in college pricing 2008
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Education watch 2009
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
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Economic state of young America
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Trends in college pricing 2009
Trends in student aid 2009
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
Opportunity.gov
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Campaign for High School Equity
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
College Access: Indiana
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
African American students and U.S. high schools
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
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
Student debt and the class of 2006
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
A college access contract
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Facts about college access and affordability
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Education Finance Council
Racial disparities and the new federalism
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
McNair scholar handbook
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Scholarships for Hispanics
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
The debt explosion among college graduates
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Center for Student Opportunity
American Indian college fund
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Trends in college pricing 2006
Admission possible
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Student African American Brotherhood
Finding the right college for you
Immigrants and social services
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Lumina Foundation for Education
Education Trust, Inc
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
NCHEMS information center
Undocumented immigrants: Myths and reality
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
American student achievement institute
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
EducationQuest
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Hispanic numbers soar as Indiana attracts new wave of immigrants
Immigration and higher education: Institutional responses to changing demographics
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
African American achievement in America
Just and efficient college finance
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
How America pays for college 2012
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in college pricing 2012
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Mobility makers
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
On the road to success
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
How America saves for college: 2010
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Latino college completion: State series
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Center on Education and the Workforce
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The new net price calculator for college website
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
College Savings Foundation
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Project U-turn
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Family factors and student outcomes
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Leadership to enhance college access and success
How youth plan to fund college
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Afterschool Alliance
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Student debt and the class of 2008
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Federal Student Aid at a Glance (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Insuring college failure risk
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Gender inequalities in education
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Cohort default rate resources
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Children of immigrants economic well-being
The impact of teacher experience
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Student debt and the class of 2010
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
2012 Household financial planning survey
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Latino youth and the pathway to college
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
School relationships foster success for African American students
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
No merit in these scholarships
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
NIH loan repayment programs
National association of state approving agencies
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
The new demography of America's schools: Immigration and the No Child Left Behind Act
Undocumented immigrants: Facts and figures
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
National college access network
Postsecondary education opportunity
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Participation trends and patterns in adult education: 1991 to 1999
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
A new way on school integration
Economic diversity on campus
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Spanish services training guide
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Reclaiming the American dream
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Education watch online
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Financial aid for Native American students
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
High hopes, big debts
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Kids Count state-level data online
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Ron Brown Scholar Program
ALPFA Scholarship Programs
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
The future of public education in New Orleans
Breaking through: Factsheet
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
White students are racially isolated
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Center for native education
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
The Breakthrough High School project
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Trends in student aid 2007
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
UA Adult Focus
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
YMCA
Summer Search
Financial aid in theory and practice
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Back to College (Back2College)
Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities: Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
College access and success state data
OEDb Online Education Database
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Facts for education advocates
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Schools, skills, and synapses
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Youth transitioning from foster care: Background, federal programs and issues for Congress
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College.gov
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
YouthBuild USA
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
NASFAA's cash for college
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
StudentLoanJustice.org
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
The President's Forum
Access to Learning
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Telenovelas Educativas
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Best Business Schools
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Economic mobility of black and white families
Indiana's guide to paying for college
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
The Sallie Mae Fund
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grants
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
2007 Guide to applying for financial aid and scholarships
Parent primer on career exploration
Enrollment status and outcomes
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Center for Law and Social Policy
Diverse issues in higher education
Congressional foster youth internship program
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Technical Minority Scholarship Program
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
The road to college
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
College For Every Student
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Federal Education Budget Project
Kids2College
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
National football league high school website: Academics
What keeps children in foster care from succeeding in school? Views of early adolescents and the adults in their lives
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Committee on Education and Labor
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Questbridge
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
National Indian Education Association
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
National College Access Program Directory
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Miles to go: Louisiana
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
The art of student retention
Prep for prep
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Institute for Educational Leadership
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Economic impacts
Educational opportunity for all?
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Funding Gaps 2006
Hispanic attitudes toward learning English
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Funding higher education for adult students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
What every student should know about federal aid
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Primary progress, secondary challenge
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
The Navigator
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
CollegeCosts.info
Understanding and working with students and adults from poverty
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Act, Inc: College planning resources in Spanish
Federal financial aid
Foundation for excellent schools
National Association of Street Schools
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Contending with financial inequality
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
TRIO Programs
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Achievement in America
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Fifty years of college choice: Social, political, and institutional influences on the decision-making process
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The role of student loans in college access
Trends in college pricing 2003
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Private student loans
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Operation College Promise
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
EFC Formula, 2012-13
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
8th Annual AP report to the nation
How America pays for college 2011
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for counselors and educators
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
A 5-year projection of the number of children turning 18 while in foster care
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Which achievement gap?
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Trends in college pricing 2010
Trends in student aid 2010
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Student lending's failing grade
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
HSIs 2009-10
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Time to Completion Web Site
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Recognizing excellence? Canada’s merit scholarships
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Canadian college student finances
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The National Indian Education Study
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
America's private public schools
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
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Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
What educators should learn from ER
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures