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Author(s):Schott Foundation for Public Education
Title:Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Source:http://www.blackboysreport.org/bbreport.pdf
Date:2010
Organization:Schott Foundation for Public Education
Short Description:Simply stated, Yes We Can is a clear indication that the face and fate of Black males largely depends on the systemic opportunities provided in your state or community. Does your community provide opportunities to become a physician or to be pushed out? Opportunities to be locked up or opportunities to learn? Opportunities to have a state or locally sponsored mentor or a state or locally sponsored parole officer?
Annotation:Research shows that, from one generation to the next, equitable access to high-performing public educational systems can break down the barriers to success and change the future trajectory of historically disadvantaged students. Providing all students a fair and substantive opportunity to learn is critical for our goals of systemic education reform, transformative innovation, consistent progress, increased participation in our democratic society and global leadership in a knowledge-based economy. We cannot, as a nation, achieve those goals while Black male students continue to be concentrated in schools and classrooms where there are few opportunities for them to excel. Simply stated, Yes We Can is a clear indication that the face and fate of Black males largely depends on the systemic opportunities provided in your state or community. Does your community provide opportunities to become a physician or to be pushed out? Opportunities to be locked up or opportunities to learn? Opportunities to have a state or locally sponsored mentor or a state or locally sponsored parole officer?
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Achievement Gap
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Educational Equity
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High School
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Low-Income Students
Male Students
Middle School
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Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Afterschool Alliance
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
The National Indian Education Study
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Ramp-up to Readiness
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
Everybody ready for college
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Research support for school counseling
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
The condition of education 2011
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Federal Education Budget Project
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Science and mathematics education indicators
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Gateway to College
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Measuring up 2008
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
National Council of La Raza
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Colorado Reports
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
What works for Latino students
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Schools to watch
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Education watch online
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Indian students and college preparation
American student achievement institute
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Early warning system middle grades tool
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Which achievement gap?
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
America's private public schools
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Response to Intervention policy
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
The first year of high school
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
California District Report Cards
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Our impoverished view of education reform
Minority student achievement network
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Education and incarceration
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
African American students and U.S. high schools
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Facts for education advocates
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
The funding gap 2007
A Better Chance.org
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Making high school students into "college material"
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Common Core State Standards Initiative
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
The Everyone Graduates Center
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Parent engagement toolkit
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
The achievement gap where you live
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Transforming education in America
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Assessing deeper learning
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Projections of education statistics to 2019
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Breakthrough Collaborative
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
White students are racially isolated
Windows on achievement and inequality
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Orphan Foundation of America
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Black Alliance for Educational Options
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Dropout prevention practice guide
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Improving accountability in public education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Deciding on postsecondary education
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Expanding learning time in high schools
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Kids Count state-level data online
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Primary progress, secondary challenge
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Latino achievement in America
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
The undereducated American
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Parents' guide to student success
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Early warning indicator systems
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Adolescent literacy
Bullying and open enrollment
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
P-20 governance
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
The US STEM education model (simulation)
The impact of teacher experience
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Complete College America
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
What we know about dual enrollment
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
School relationships foster success for African American students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
The real truth about low graduation rates: An evidence-based commentary
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
National High School Center
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Educational needs index
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Foundation for excellent schools
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Bridges to Success
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
A new way on school integration
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Talent Development High Schools
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Voices in urban education
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Latinos in secondary education
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Helping Teens Succeed
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Improving math performance
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
The Breakthrough High School project
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Access to success initiative
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Council of the Great City Schools
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Sizing up state standards: 2008
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
The Equity Project
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
College access and success state data
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
YouthBuild USA
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
The minds of boys
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Projections of education statistics to 2016
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Middle-class schools for all
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
High school remediation
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
No Excuses University Network
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
The state of learning disabilities 2009
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Summer Search
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
A dozen facts about k-12 education
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
2012 National survey of school counselors
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Ready by 21
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Making graduation a priority
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Closing the gap between high school and college
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
On the road to success
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
AYP results for 2010-11
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Kids Count Data Center
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
The hidden costs of community colleges
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Expanded measures of school performance
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Field guide for improving student success
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Growing What Works Database
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Effective instructional strategies
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Gold Star School Counseling
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Economic mobility project
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
New England Journal of Higher Education
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Learn and Serve America
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Raising boys' achievement
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
For every 100 girls...
McNair scholar handbook
Condition of education 2008
I-STEM Resource Network
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
School funding's tragic flaw
Commonwealth Corporation
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
The accountability illusion
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
International Benchmarking Toolkit
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
A college access contract
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Creating a college-going culture guide
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Retooling career and technical education
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Leading the conversion process: Lessons learned and recommendations for converting to small learning communities
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Status of education in rural America
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Funding Gaps 2006
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Middle Start
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Catching the Dream
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
College learning for the new global century
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
CPS: A leader in AP growth
High Tech High Foundation
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
State of college admission 2007
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Gender gap grows
Success for All Foundation
Cal-SOAP
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Pathways to college access and success
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
National college access network
Achievement in America
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Shifting trends in special education
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
The College Match Program
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Principal-counselor toolkit
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Parents want to know
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Mobility makers
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
The road to high-quality early education
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Why access matters: The community college student body
Is high school tough enough?
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
HBCU distance learning 2010
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Ready by 21: Making quality count
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
The breaking through practice guide
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When n