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Author(s):Orozco, V.
Title:Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Source:http://www.demos.org/pubs/KeepingStudentsEnroll...
Date:2011
Organization:Demos
Short Description:To finance their educations, many community college students enroll in school only part time and/or work more than 20 hours per week. Although these strategies temporarily ease students’ financial burdens, they also increase the likelihood of leaving school without a degree.
Annotation:Just as a postsecondary education has become essential for getting a decent job and entering the middle class, it has become financially out of reach for many Americans. The cost of going to school has risen exponentially, while financial aid policies have increasingly abandoned students with the greatest financial need. In their search for an affordable education, growing numbers of college students are turning to community colleges. But only about one third of community college students complete a degree of any kind within six years of starting their studies. Although they face multiple obstacles to staying in school, financial constraints are a key barrier to their success. Even though tuition costs less at a community college, students must pay for books and other educational expenses in addition to their basic living expenses—rent, utilities, food, health care and transportation. Yet available financial aid covers only a fraction of the costs incurred by students. And community college students with the least financial means on average receive less grant aid than had they attended a public four-year university. To finance their educations, many community college students enroll in school only part time and/or work more than 20 hours per week. Although these strategies temporarily ease students’ financial burdens, they also increase the likelihood of leaving school without a degree.
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Non-traditional Students
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Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
The undereducated American
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Project WIn-Win
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Latino college completion: California
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Trends in college pricing 2011
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Community college student survey
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
A detection model of college withdrawal
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Student success in higher education
College completion toolkit
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
How college pricing undermines financial aid
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Financial education in TRIO programs
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
National Center for Academic Transformation
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Community College 2.0
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Global Skills for Global Completion
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
SREB Factbook on higher education
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
How much are college students borrowing?
Field guide for improving student success
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Gateway to College
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
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
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Accelerated developmental education project
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Orphan Foundation of America
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
The art of student retention
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Just and efficient college finance
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Adult college completion toolkit
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
The economic case for higher education
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Postsecondary education opportunity
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
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
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Accelerated learning for all
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
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
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
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
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Community colleges under stress
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
CollegeFish.org
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
How youth plan to fund college
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Rising by Degrees
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
How America saves for college: 2010
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Community college and high school partnerships
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Everybody ready for college
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
The degree qualifications profile
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
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
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Latino college completion: Florida
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Know before you owe (student loans)
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Why access matters: The community college student body
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
The student debt crisis
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Common measures for college access and success
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Cracking the credit hour
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
The role of mentoring in college access and 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
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
The Future Ready Project
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Scaling community college interventions
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Latino college completion: Texas
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Prison vs. Princeton
Snapshot report: Mobility
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
The rise of college student borrowing
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
What works in student retention 2010
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Trends in student aid 2010
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Why is college so expensive?
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Student progression through developmental sequences in community colleges
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
Growing What Works Database
Metrics for improving cost accountability
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Federal School Code List
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Financial aid in theory and practice
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Trends in student aid 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Are student employment and academic success linked?
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Trends in college pricing 2008
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Student loans and public accountability
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Access to success initiative
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Parent primer on career exploration
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grants
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Digest of Education Statistics
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Latinos in graduate education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Catching the Dream
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Reflections on college access and persistence
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Trends in college pricing 2006
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Documenting the shift to merit
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Cal-SOAP
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
No merit in these scholarships
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Do grants matter?
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
College is affordable: A pilot study
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Trends in student aid 2012
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
College success programs
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
USA Funds
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Merit aid and college access
Federal financial aid
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Just for the kids
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
What keeps children in foster care from succeeding in school? Views of early adolescents and the adults in their lives
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Collegiate learning assessement project
Latinos in undergraduate education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Student African American Brotherhood
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Returning to our roots: Student access
Finding the right college for you
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
More student success: A systemic solution
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Breaking through: Factsheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
I-STEM Resource Network
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
College Board scholarship search
Who graduates in California?
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
National Council of La Raza
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
USA Funds Unlock the Future
New measures of student success in public higher education
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
OEDb Online Education Database
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
YouthBuild USA
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Trends in student aid 2008
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
Summer Search
Meeting the invention challenge
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
College Savings Foundation
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
YourWordsToday.org
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Time to Completion Web Site
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Does money matter? II
Research on retention and attrition
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
CollegeMeasures.org
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
HBCU distance learning 2010
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Closing the gap between high school and college
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Leveraging data for college completion
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Cohort default rates in context
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Pat Tillman Foundation
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Think College Indiana!
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Gender inequalities in education
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Improving the odds for failing schools
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
How America pays for college 2012
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
California District Report Cards
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
2012 Household financial planning survey
An examination of the information technology job market
Supporting first-generation college students through classroom-based practices
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Adolescent literacy
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Student lending's failing grade
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Assessing deeper learning
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
EFC Formula, 2012-13
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Adult College Completion Network
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Grantmakers for Education
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Is school funding fair? A national report card
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
The value of value-added data
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
IPEDS Data Center
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Developmental Education Toolkit
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
The productivity argument for investing in young children
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Indiana by the numbers
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Schools, skills, and synapses
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Flexible learning options for adult students
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
NASFAA's cash for college
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
State higher education finance: 2007
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
College.gov
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Official cohort default rates for schools
Think college? Me? Now?
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Colorado Reports
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Opportunity in America: The role of education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
High school dropouts in America
Higher education accountability for student learning
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Postsecondary Access and Success
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
The family: America's smallest school
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
College admission for homeschoolers
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Ed Fund
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The Fortune Society: Prisoner Re-entry
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Back to College (Back2College)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials: Understanding the new students
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Federal Aid First
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
All Kinds of Minds
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Windows on achievement and inequality
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Mission: Possible!
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Developing your vision while attending college
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Standards for quality online teaching
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Transfer college quality and student performance
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
National Urban League Scholarships
Schools to watch
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
College access: From the inside out
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Miles to go: Louisiana
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Student loan forgiveness programs
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Correctional education facts
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
The federal government and the student aid partnership
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
EducationQuest
College planning center
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Taxing matters
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Data sources for improving college access and success
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Public attitudes on higher education
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
National and regional accreditation information
College hopes and worries survey
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
What we know about dual enrollment
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Healthcare
What is "career ready"?
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Trends in college pricing 2003
Trends in student aid 2003
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Engagement by design
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Baccalaureate and beyond: A descriptive summary of 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipient
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Indiana dollars for scholars
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
CollegeCosts.info
Thinking college early
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
It's my life: Postsecondary education and training
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
National Student Clearinghouse
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
NCHEMS information center
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Pathways to college access and success
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Federal student aid for counselors
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
State of college admission 2007
GI bill: A reality check
Debunking the myth
Grappling with the access problem
Cashing in on the GI bill
GI blues
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
Bridge Partnership
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
College learning for the new global century
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Recent STEM initiatives
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
What every student should know about federal aid
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Education and incarceration
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
KnowHow2GO
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Center for Student Opportunity
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Promoting educational success for young people in foster care
National football league high school website: Academics
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Costs, prices, and affordability
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
What works for Latino students
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Better outcomes for low-income youth and adults: Lessons from MetLife foundation awards
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Bridge program planning guide
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
How do I pay for college?
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
College Access: Indiana
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
UA Adult Focus
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Break down the bill: What's it going to cost?
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
What's wrong with guys?
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Funding higher education for adult students
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Marriage and graduate student outcomes
Students with disabilities and access to community college: Continuing issues and new directions
YMCA
Community College Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (CCFSSE)
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
McNair scholar handbook
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Economic mobility project
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Education Finance Council
College planning resource directory
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Facts about college access and affordability
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Center for Law and Social Policy
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
Diverse issues in higher education
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Skills2Compete
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
CollegeAnswer.com
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
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Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
The real technology challenge
Career guidance: A curriculum guide for the middle level
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Get-recruited.com
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
Learning about the role of college student in dual enrollment participation
Trends in student aid 2007
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Retooling career and technical education
The Breakthrough High School project
School Redesign Network
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Admissions in the 21st Century
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans (ISM Loans)
Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
The future of middle-skill jobs
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Economic state of young America
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
State future workforce gap summaries
See Forever Foundation
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Measuring up 2008
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Young workers: A lost decade
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
State education activities to support mission growth
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Connected by 25: Financing housing supports for youth transitioning out of high school
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
The public realities of private student loans
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
The Everyone Graduates Center
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Student debt 101
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
The effects of public support on college attainment
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The new net price calculator for college website
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
College Resources for Parents
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Federal Student Aid Data Center
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
2010-2011 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
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Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The College Completion Agenda
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Trends in college pricing 2010
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
What new faculty need to know about assessment
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
The impact of teacher experience
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success