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Author(s):Woo, J.
Title:The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Organization:MPR Associates, Inc.
Short Description:How do Pell Grants affect the academic success of low-income community college students? This research brief assesses how well low-income community college students succeeded in meeting their academic goals and whether or not receiving a federal Pell Grant influenced their success.
Annotation:How do Pell Grants affect the academic success of low-income community college students? This research brief assesses how well low-income community college students succeeded in meeting their academic goals and whether or not receiving a federal Pell Grant influenced their success. Using data from the California Community College Chancellor’s Office on several cohorts of low-income, transfer-oriented students, this report analyzed demographic and outcome data for two groups of students: those who began in 2000-01 and their academic outcomes three and six years later and those who began in 2003-04 and their outcomes three years later.
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Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid
Pell Grants
Transfer and Articulation

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Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
How much are college students borrowing?
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
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
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
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
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Global Skills for Global Completion
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Trends in student aid 2008
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The economic value of opportunity youth
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Student success in higher education
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Latino college completion: California
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Merit aid and college access
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Postsecondary education opportunity
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Growing What Works Database
Financial education in TRIO programs
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Enrollment status and outcomes
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Trends in student aid 2012
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Common measures for college access and success
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Grantmakers for Education
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
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)
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Collegiate learning assessement project
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Operation College Promise
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
The degree qualifications profile
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
How America saves for college: 2010
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Scaling community college interventions
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Student loans and public accountability
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Condition of education 2008
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Trends in college pricing 2008
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Insuring college failure risk
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
College completion toolkit
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Boosting postsecondary education performance
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
The student debt crisis
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The undereducated American
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging data for college completion
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Trends in student aid 2003
Catching the Dream
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Access to success initiative
Orphan Foundation of America
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Community College 2.0
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Does money matter? II
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Deciding on postsecondary education
Community colleges under stress
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
College success programs
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
College Board scholarship search
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
The national articulation and transfer network
Accelerated developmental education project
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Trends in student aid 2010
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Understanding the working college student
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Project WIn-Win
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Prison vs. Princeton
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Latino college completion: Florida
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Cohort default rates in context
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Adult college completion toolkit
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Documenting the shift to merit
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Returning to our roots: Student access
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
College is affordable: A pilot study
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Higher education accountability for student learning
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Latinos in graduate education
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Reflections on college access and persistence
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
No merit in these scholarships
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Data sources for improving college access and success
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Community college and high school partnerships
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
What works in student retention 2010
Everybody ready for college
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
HBCU distance learning 2010
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
College learning for the new global century
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Access and persistence: Spring 2006
Educational needs index
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Accelerated learning for all
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Nontraditional undergraduates
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Latinos in undergraduate education
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Digest of Education Statistics
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
California District Report Cards
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
How America pays for college 2012
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Cracking the credit hour
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
2012 Education appropriations guide
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
How youth plan to fund college
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
More student success: A systemic solution
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Rising by Degrees
Project on student debt: State by state data
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Student African American Brotherhood
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Parent primer on career exploration
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Latino college completion: Texas
The Future Ready Project
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Snapshot report: Mobility
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Pat Tillman Foundation
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Postsecondary Access and Success
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Who graduates in California?
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Taxing matters
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Public attitudes on higher education
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
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
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
The rise of college student borrowing
Closing the gap between high school and college
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
NASFAA's cash for college
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Summer Search
Diverse issues in higher education
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
I-STEM Resource Network
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Better outcomes for low-income youth and adults: Lessons from MetLife foundation awards
What works for Latino students
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
National Urban League Scholarships
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
USA Funds
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Engagement by design
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
College access: From the inside out
Trends in college pricing 2006
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Transfer college quality and student performance
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Improving the odds for failing schools
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Know before you owe (student loans)
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Why access matters: The community college student body
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
College hopes and worries survey
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
What new faculty need to know about assessment
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
National and regional accreditation information
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Education and incarceration
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Lumina Foundation focus
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Trends in student aid 2006
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Trends in college pricing 2003
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
Cashing in on the GI bill
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
YouthBuild USA
Education Finance Council
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
A culture of evidence: Postsecondary assessment and learning outcomes
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Colorado Reports
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. 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
Trends in student aid 2007
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Outcome differences by developmental status and gender
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
IPEDS Data Center
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Federal School Code List
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Research on retention and attrition
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Indiana by the numbers
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
College For Every Student
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Latino college completion: State series
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
The Millennium Foundation Bursary in Manitoba: Exploring Its impact
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Annotated bibliography: Perspectives in postsecondary education programs and student support interventions
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
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
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
NCHEMS information center
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
College Access: Indiana
Mission: Possible!
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Breaking through: Factsheet
Retooling career and technical education
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Finding the right college for you
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Gender inequalities in education
Student debt 101
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Student lending's failing grade
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Why is college so expensive?
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Latino college completion in 50 states
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
EFC Formula, 2012-13
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Student debt and the class of 2011
An examination of the information technology job market
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The role of student loans in college access
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Just for the kids
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Grappling with the access problem
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Costs, prices, and affordability
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
College: Making It Happen
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
The feasibility of streamlining aid for college through the tax system
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
The future of middle-skill jobs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
The public realities of private student loans
McNair scholar handbook
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
All Kinds of Minds
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Trends in college pricing 2009
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
College Savings Foundation
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The new net price calculator for college website
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
The College Completion Agenda
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
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
2012 Household financial planning survey
The global gender gap index: 2011
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
National adult learners satisfaction-priorities report
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
National Council of La Raza
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
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
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Trends in student aid 2005
Indiana dollars for scholars
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Improving access to the baccalaureate
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Schools, skills, and synapses
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Early intervention program and college partnerships
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America