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Author(s):Public Agenda
Title:Everybody ready for college
Source:http://www.publicagenda.org/files/pdf/Everybody...
Date:2011
Organization:Public Agenda
Short Description:How can communities work together to ensure that students arrive ready for success in college? This Choicework Discussion Starter describes three different approaches we could take to help ensure the success of students entering college.
Annotation:Even with a high school diploma, too many students these days arrive at college lacking the right kind of preparation, knowledge and attitude to succeed. How can communities work together to ensure that students arrive ready for success in college? This Choicework Discussion Starter describes three different approaches we could take to help ensure the success of students entering college: •Do a better job of “aligning” the K-12 and college teaching and learning experiences •Make sure students understand and can manage the transition to college •Make sure kids care about going to college in the first place
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College Access
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
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High School
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Middle School
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
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Preparation/College Readiness
Transition to College

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Hidalgo early college district toolkit
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
The Future Ready Project
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
The condition of education 2011
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
SREB/Go Alliance
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Recognition and response: Pathways to school success for young children
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Pathways to college access and success
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
What is P-16? A primer for legislators - a practical introduction to the concept, language and policy issues of an integrated system of public education
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
College access: A framework for systemic program development
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
The family: America's smallest school
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
All Kinds of Minds
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Schools, skills, and synapses
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
Ramp-up to Readiness
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Assessing deeper learning
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Operation College Promise
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
The economic value of opportunity youth
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Why access matters: The community college student body
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Deciding on postsecondary education
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Windows on achievement and inequality
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Retooling career and technical education
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
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
The national articulation and transfer network
Access to success initiative
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
A college access contract
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
YMCA
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Motivating the unmotivated student
College learning for the new global century
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Success for All Foundation
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Bridge Partnership
Building a strong community partnership
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Network news: Focus on P-16 partnerships
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
NCHEMS information center
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
College readiness begins in middle school
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
College success programs
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Developmental education in community colleges
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
The Condition of Education 2010
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Understanding the common core state standards
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
SparkAction.org
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The value of value-added data
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The productivity argument for investing in young children
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Think College Indiana!
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
What we know about dual enrollment
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
State policy profiles for completion by design
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Transforming education in America
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Hearing on non-traditional students
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
What is "career ready"?
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Don't stop collaborating - Just stop creating new collaboratives
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Projections of education statistics to 2019
College completion toolkit
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Student success in higher education
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
The degree qualifications profile
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Latino college completion: Florida
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
ESEA Briefing Book
Research support for school counseling
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Gender inequalities in education
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Latino college completion: California
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Family factors and student outcomes
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
The nature of innovation in the community college
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Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
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Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
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Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
School and college partnerships: The missing link
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Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
College is possible
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Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
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Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
Involving parents
Parental involvement: Why it matters, how to get it
Bridges to Success
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Middle Start
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Collegiate learning assessement project
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Differential grading standards among high schools
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
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
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Women on the rise
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Partnership for Learning
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
The key to success in community college
Easing the transition to high school: Research and best practices designed to support high school learning
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Accelerated developmental education project
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Who graduates in California?
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Encouraging girls in math and science
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Diverse issues in higher education
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Skills2Compete
Learn and Serve America
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Princeton Review 2009 "College hopes and worries" survey findings
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
IPEDS Data Center
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Gateway to College
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
College tools for schools
Flexible learning options for adult students
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The nation's report card: Science 2011
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Cracking the credit hour
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Common measures for college access and success
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The first year of high school
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Dual enrollment for high school students
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Five ways education pays initiative
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Parents want to know
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Bullying and open enrollment
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
On her majesty's school inspection service
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Measuring up 2008
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
National League of Cities
State future workforce gap summaries
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Summer Search
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The Everyone Graduates Center
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Learn and Serve America: National Service Learning Clearinghouse
New England Journal of Higher Education
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Condition of education 2008
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
The male achievement gap in Indiana
The education success program
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
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Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Learning in a new key
National Council of La Raza
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Toward ensuring a smooth transition into high school
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Pathways to excellence
Knowhow2go.org
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
College prep glossary: College admissions from A to Z
Discover 10 ways to jump-start college planning: Help your child take the right steps, now
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Recent STEM initiatives
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Just for the kids
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
High Tech High Foundation
Making middle grades work
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Talent Development High Schools
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
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 (Spanish Version)
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement (Powerpoint)
Supporting parent, family, and community involvement in your school
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Indiana's Education Roundtable
First generation college students: A literature review
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Data sources for improving college access and success
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The College Completion Agenda
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Grantmakers for Education
INSPIRED 2 IMPACT!
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Understanding the working college student
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Ready by 21: Making quality count
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Getting ready for high school (tips for parents from the American School Counselor Association)
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
College InSight
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Effective instructional strategies
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Recommendations for state postsecondary data systems: A report from state data experts
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Transitions -- First-generation students: A promising concept?
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Student Success Skills
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
How much are college students borrowing?
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Latino college completion: Texas
The effect of perceived parental involvement and the use of growth-fostering relationships on self-concept in adolescents participating in GEAR UP
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
Community college student survey
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Improving the odds for failing schools
Redefining your success: The role of adolescent connectedness in demonstrating mentoring impact
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Early warning system middle grades tool
Evaluate mentoring programs
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Mobility makers
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
The hidden costs of community colleges
Early warning indicator systems
The case for change in college admissions
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
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
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Adult college completion toolkit
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
The economic case for higher education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
What works in student retention 2010
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The role of mentoring in college access and success
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The undereducated American
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Operation Military Kids
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
The challenge of college readiness
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Time to Completion Web Site
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Improving adolescent literacy: Effective classroom and intervention practices
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The effects of public support on college attainment
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Insuring college failure risk
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Council for Exceptional Children
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Center on Education and the Workforce
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Community College 2.0
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Ready by 21
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Afterschool and workforce development: Helping kids compete
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Response to Intervention policy
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Education pays 2010
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Getting it done: Ten steps to a state action agenda
Just and efficient college finance
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
The challenge of access and persistence
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The middle grades: Putting all students on track for college
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
USA Funds
Postsecondary education opportunity
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Parental involvement: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Students with disabilities: Preparing for postsecondary education: Know your rights and responsibilities
Career-related predictors of work-bound and college-bound status of adolescents in rural and nonrural areas
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Strategic instruction model
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Miles to go: Louisiana
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Partnering with families and communities
Pathways to college network parent/family involvement and community engagement annotated bibliographies
Pathways to improving practice: How can schools develop relationships with pre-college outreach programs
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Smart boys, bad grades
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)
What works clearinghouse
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Toward resiliency: At-risk students who make it to college
Promoting parent involvement, improving student outcomes
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Improving access to the baccalaureate
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Cal-SOAP
Engaging families at the secondary level
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Helping adult learners make the transition to postsecondary education
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Bridging the gap between high school and college
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Guide to creating community-based college access programs
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
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
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
The context of "choice" in college pathways
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Yes, you can: A guide to establishing mentoring programs to prepare youth for college
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Adult education participation in 2004-05
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
EPAS®: A system that works
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Finding the right college for you
College guide for students with disabilities
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
College: Making It Happen
National Parent School Partnership Program
Project Mentor
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The real technology challenge
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
The Mind Trust
A parent handbook for career development
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Engaging parents in education: Lessons from five parental information and resource centers
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
College admission for homeschoolers
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
First ask, then listen: How to get your students to help you teach them better
Making writing essential to teen lives
The Breakthrough High School project
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
What is a college culture? Facilitating college preparation through organizational change
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Breaking through: Factsheet
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Parent primer on career exploration
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
Project Complete
Indiana college success coalition
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
The minds of boys
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Center for Law and Social Policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Science and mathematics education indicators
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Council of the Great City Schools
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Opportunity.gov
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Education watch 2009
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Mythbusting: Breaking down confidentiality and decision-making barriers to meet the education needs of children in foster care
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
College-going cultures in urban high schools
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Dropout prevention practice guide
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Indiana Partnerships Center
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Indiana by the numbers
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
2012 SREB Annual Report
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
College is affordable: A pilot study
Learning what it takes: An initial look at how schools are using early warning data and collaborative response teams to keep all students on track to success
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion
Project WIn-Win
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Changing the conversation about productivity: Strategies for engaging faculty and institutional leaders
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Special education in high school redesign
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
The road to high-quality early education
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Western Policy Exchanges
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
The state of preschool 2011: State preschool yearbook
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Indiana's Response to Intervention (RTI)
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
USA Funds Unlock the Future
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
Community colleges under stress
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
The future workforce of Indiana
YouthBuild USA
Communities in Schools
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
EdVisions Cooperative
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Economic state of young America
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Fixing No Child Left Behind
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Financial aid in theory and practice
Improving accountability in public education
Child trends: Education
The school environment and adolescent well-being: Beyond academics
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
College readiness for all toolbox
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Breakthrough Collaborative
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
New measures of student success in public higher education
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
The study of implementation in school-based preventative interventions: Theory, research, and practice
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Developmental Education Toolkit
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
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
Campaign for High School Equity
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
National Center for Family Literacy
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Network for Good
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Collaborating for success
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
McNair scholar handbook
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education