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Author(s):Lowe, A.
Title:Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Organization:National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
Short Description:This report documents the strategies that six states employ to ensure that college courses offered to high school students are of the same high quality and rigor as courses offered to matriculated college students.
Annotation:This report documents the strategies that six states employ to ensure that college courses offered to high school students are of the same high quality and rigor as courses offered to matriculated college students. The report also highlights the main approaches used by these states to encourage colleges and universities to align their dual enrollment programs with state and national quality standards.
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Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate Programs
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
High School
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Preparation/College Readiness
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Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
A portrait of school improvement grantees
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
The false promise of class-size reduction
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Closing the gap between high school and college
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
On her majesty's school inspection service
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The nation's report card: Science 2011
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Assessing deeper learning
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
The College Match Program
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The first year of high school
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
ESEA Briefing Book
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Postsecondary success
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The breaking through practice guide
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Response to Intervention policy
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Official cohort default rates for schools
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Recommendations for state postsecondary data systems: A report from state data experts
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
The impact of adavanced placement incentive programs
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
A next social contract for the primary years of education
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Dropout prevention practice guide
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
College For Every Student
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
The national articulation and transfer network
The early college high school concept: Requisites for success
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
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
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Network news: Focus on P-16 partnerships
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
School and college partnerships: The missing link
Getting it done: Ten steps to a state action agenda
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
The career pathways how-to guide
What is P-16? A primer for legislators - a practical introduction to the concept, language and policy issues of an integrated system of public education
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Retooling career and technical education
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
School Redesign Network
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Translations for success
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
EPAS®: A system that works
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Encouraging girls in math and science
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Flexible learning options for adult students
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
What does research say about 21st century skills?
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Effective instructional strategies
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
IPEDS Data Center
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Education watch 2009
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
The Everyone Graduates Center
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
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)
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Developmental education in community colleges
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
End-of-course exams
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
What is "career ready"?
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Advocacy in action toolkit
Early warning system middle grades tool
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Common core state standards alignment
Early warning indicator systems
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Expanded measures of school performance
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Think College Indiana!
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
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
The Future Ready Project
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Evaluate mentoring programs
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Common Core implementation workbook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
California District Report Cards
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Gender inequalities in education
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Projections of education statistics to 2019
The economic value of higher teacher quality
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Parents' guide to student success
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Research support for school counseling
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Changing the odds for children and youth community profile: Northern Kentucky: Building a leadership council
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Building an early childhood professional development system
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The current status of school counseling outcome research
2008 College-bound seniors
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
The study of implementation in school-based preventative interventions: Theory, research, and practice
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Deciding on postsecondary education
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
High school remediation
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
What educators should learn from ER
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
California State University: Early assessment program
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
College tools for schools
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Who graduates in California?
The Kalamazoo Promise
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Differential grading standards among high schools
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Selected state data
What kind of test preparation is best?
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Academic competitiveness grants
Promising practices for community college developmental education
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Postsecondary Access and Success
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Middle Start
Indian students and college preparation
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Indiana guidance report: Learn More student survey
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Miles to go: Louisiana
Distance education
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Standards for quality online teaching
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
What works for Latino students
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Bridge Partnership
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Success for All Foundation
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
National High School Center
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement (Powerpoint)
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
Getting students ready for college and careers
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Tennessee higher education commission: The case for P-16 education in Tennessee
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
State Scholars Initiative
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Counseling and college counseling in America’s high schools
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
The challenge of access and persistence
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Getting there–and beyond: Building a culture of college-going in high schools
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Transfer college quality and student performance
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Expanding learning time in high schools
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Online interactive pre-kindergarten database
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Pre-college academic programs and interventions
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Advancing high school reform in the states: Policies and programs
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Resource guide for action: Transforming high schools for all youth
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Mathematics and science education in the states
Child care and early education state-by-state data
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Accelerated developmental education project
Indiana campus compact
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
A science-based framework for early childhood policy
Houston, do we really have a problem here?
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
A resource guide for adolescent literacy
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Why community colleges?
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Windows on achievement and inequality
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
A Better Chance.org
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
School reform and improvement database
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
College for working adults
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
The Equity Project
Measuring up 2008
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Intervention Central
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
State future workforce gap summaries
The future workforce of Indiana
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Project U-turn
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Ready by 21
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Making graduation a priority
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Indiana's Cash for College
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
A framework for a multi-state human capital development data system
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: 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)
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Growing What Works Database
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Advancing STEM learning across the educational pipeline: Statewide efforts in Ohio
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
The accountability illusion
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The implementation checklist for college awareness: A product of the High School Reform Strategy Toolkit
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
The savvy teacher's guide: Reading interventions that work
Evidence-based dropout prevention programs
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
RTI Action Network: High school resources
Tiered intervention on the high school level
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Parent engagement toolkit
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Afterschool and workforce development: Helping kids compete
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
An employment training and job placement program for foster youth making the transition to adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Don't stop collaborating - Just stop creating new collaboratives
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
The condition of education 2011
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
2012 National survey of school counselors
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
State pre-k assessment policies: Issues and status
The state of preschool 2011: State preschool yearbook
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
The road to high-quality early education
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
More time for learning: Student participation in extended day programming at the UCCS Donoghue campus during the 2009-10 school year
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
College Bound Seniors 2011
10 Pieces of advice from students for teachers
Early college designs
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context