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Author(s):Kober, N., Chudowski, N., and Chudowski, V.
Title:State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
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Date:2010
Organization:Center on Education Policy
Short Description:This report provides a detailed look at student performance on state tests and examines whether state-level results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) confirm the trends found on state tests.
Annotation:This report provides a detailed look at student performance on state tests and examines whether state-level results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) confirm the trends found on state tests. The report tracks data for all states and the District of Columbia in math and reading for grades 4, 8, and high school by student race, ethnicity, income, and gender from as early as 2002 through 2009, where three or more years of comparable data are available. Also available are 50 state profiles with detailed student achievement data and tables showing the performance of various student groups on 2009 state tests.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Achievement Gap
Data
Elementary School
Female Students
High School
Low-Income Students
Male Students
Middle School
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Preparation/College Readiness
Testing/Assessment/Standardized Test Results

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The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
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Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Pathways to college policy forum
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Foundation for excellent schools
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Our impoverished view of education reform
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
ESEA Briefing Book
The economic value of higher teacher quality
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Kids Count Data Center
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
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
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Trends in student aid 2011
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
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Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Advocacy in action toolkit
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
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The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
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Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
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2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
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P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
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Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
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College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
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Closing the expectations gap 2011
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
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Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
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Education Trust, Inc
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American student achievement institute
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ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
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Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
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Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
National College Access Program Directory
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
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Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
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National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Middle-class schools for all
Windows on achievement and inequality
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Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Center for native education
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
The proficiency illusion
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
What works for Latino students
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Helping Teens Succeed
African American students and U.S. high schools
Selected state data
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Knocking at the college door: California state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
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
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Parsing the achievement gap II
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
College access and success state data
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
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I-STEM Resource Network
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
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State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Condition of Education 2009
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
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Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
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Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Complete College America
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
College InSight
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
2009 ACT National and State Scores
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Understanding the common core state standards
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
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
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Breakthrough Collaborative
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
2008 College-bound seniors
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Preparation for college admissions exams
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
International Benchmarking Toolkit
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
The accountability illusion
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
National Center for Summer Learning
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
Latino students and U.S. high schools
ACT high school profile report: National
Funding Gaps 2006
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
EPAS®: A system that works
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Differential grading standards among high schools
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Latinos in secondary education
Education issues 2007
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Accelerated learning for all
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
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
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
The family: America's smallest school
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
School Redesign Network
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Value-added analysis and education policy
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Catching the Dream
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Voices in urban education
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Dispelling the myth - online
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
College access: From the inside out
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Strategic instruction model
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
OECD Programme for international student assessment
State of college admission 2007
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Gender gap grows
Minority student achievement network
Success for All Foundation
Cal-SOAP
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
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
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Are bad schools immortal?
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
End-of-course exams
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
On her majesty's school inspection service
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
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
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Transforming education in America
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Parents want to know
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
The hidden costs of community colleges
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
College Bound Seniors 2011
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
Trends in college pricing 2011
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
On the road to success
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
The road to high-quality early education
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Is high school tough enough?
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Healthcare
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Enrollment management trends report: A snapshot of the 2011 ACT tested high school graduates
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Parents' guide to student success
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Measuring inequity in school funding
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Education pays 2010
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
America's private public schools
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The impact of teacher experience
P-20 governance
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
National college access network
GEAR UP
School relationships foster success for African American students
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Pathways to college access and success
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
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
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Academic pathways to access and student success
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
What works clearinghouse
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
The PISA 2003 assessment framework: Mathematics, reading, science and problem solving knowledge and skills
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
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
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Schools to watch
NAEP state comparisons
A new way on school integration
Just for the kids
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
White students are racially isolated
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
State of college readiness for Latino students
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Standards for quality online teaching
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
Returning to our roots: Student access
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
What kind of test preparation is best?
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Community college enrollment
Earnings by attainment
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
College readiness and high school-to-college success
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Community colleges under stress
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
California State University: Early assessment program
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
McNair scholar handbook
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
YourWordsToday.org
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
SREB/Go Alliance
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
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
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
No Excuses University Network
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
My College QuickStart
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
High school remediation
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Gold Star School Counseling
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Council for Exceptional Children
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Moving targets: What it now means to make adequate yearly progress under NCLB
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Response to Intervention policy
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Kids2College
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
New England Journal of Higher Education
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Indiana Partnerships Center
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
YouthBuild USA
College tools for schools
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
2008 GED testing program statistical report
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
SREB Factbook on higher education
Making high school students into "college material"
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Summer Search
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Gallup student poll national report
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
The ASCA national model
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Washington Data and Reports
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
No child left behind: What it means for parents
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
A voice from the middle
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Latinos in elementary education
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Collegiate learning assessement project
High school - Advanced placement
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
2007 ACT National and state scores
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
More student success: A systemic solution
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Education and incarceration
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
The segregation of American teachers
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Talent Development High Schools
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Results that matter: New technology high school at a glance
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Educational equity center at AED
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Office of Indian education programs
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
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
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Measuring up 2006
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Bridges to Success
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Remedial education: One-third of incoming college students unprepared by K-12 schools
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
Knowledge is power program
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Measured progress: Achievement rises, and gaps narrow, but too slowly
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Reflecting on reconnecting males to higher education
First generation college students: A literature review
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Rural education at a glance
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
High school curriculum, diplomas, and SAT Scores: How high school curriculum and diploma choices relate to SAT scores and college choice
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
What’s wrong with the guys
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Closing the gap between high school and college
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
School connectedness and meaningful student participation
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Chidren's Budget 2010
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Common core state standards alignment
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Latino college completion: Texas
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Latino college completion: Florida
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
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?
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
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Common Core implementation workbook
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Education for life and work: Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century
The economic case for higher education
Supporting education policy and practice through common data standards: A policymaker's guide
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Getting better at teacher preparation and state accountability: Strategies, innovations, and challenges under the federal race to the top program
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Early warning system middle grades tool
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Bullying and open enrollment
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Principal-counselor toolkit
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Assessing deeper learning
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care