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Author(s):Jobs for the Future
Title:Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Organization:Jobs for the Future
Short Description:This bimonthly newsletter keeps Achieving the Dream colleges, partners, state-level stakeholders, and other interested individuals abreast of developments throughout ATD and its Developmental Education Initiative.
Annotation:This bimonthly newsletter keeps Achieving the Dream colleges, partners, state-level stakeholders, and other interested individuals abreast of developments throughout ATD and its Developmental Education Initiative. Each issue contains updates from participating states, resources on improving student success in community colleges, and a featured state policy topic of interest.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students

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Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Adult college completion toolkit
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Rising by Degrees
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Growing What Works Database
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
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Time to Completion Web Site
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Community College 2.0
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Who graduates in California?
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
College success programs
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
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
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
First generation college students: A literature review
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Gender gap grows
Measuring up 2006
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Miles to go: Louisiana
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Colorado Reports
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Opening Doors project publications
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
National Center for Academic Transformation
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Financial education in TRIO programs
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
McNair scholar handbook
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Breaking through: Factsheet
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Enrollment status and outcomes
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Deciding on postsecondary education
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Summer Search
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Measuring up 2008
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Cracking the credit hour
The economic case for higher education
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
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
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
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"
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
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
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Understanding the working college student
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
The degree qualifications profile
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
The impact of teacher experience
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Student success in higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Three policies to reduce time to degree
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The false promise of class-size reduction
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Latino college completion: State series
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The case for change in college admissions
The Future Ready Project
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Operation College Promise
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Developmental education in community colleges
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Latino college completion in 50 states
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Flexible learning options for adult students
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
SREB Factbook on higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Education Equality Project
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
State future workforce gap summaries
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
College access and success state data
Diverse issues in higher education
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
College For Every Student
Project Complete
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
What educators should learn from ER
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Center on Education and the Workforce
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Economic mobility project
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
The Breakthrough High School project
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Collegiate learning assessement project
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
The art of student retention
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Education and incarceration
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Center for Student Opportunity
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
National college access network
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
School relationships foster success for African American students
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Puente Project
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Primary progress, secondary challenge
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Education Trust, Inc
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Just for the kids
College learning for the new global century
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
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
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
The context of "choice" in college pathways
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Postsecondary Access and Success
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
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
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
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
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Improving math performance
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Learning in a new key
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Accelerated developmental education project
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Economic mobility of black and white families
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Education Trust-West
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
The Condition of Education 2010
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The National Indian Education Study
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
I-STEM Resource Network
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
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 growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Making high school students into "college material"
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
The future of middle-skill jobs
Education watch 2009
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
New measures of student success in public higher education
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Common measures for college access and success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
SREB State progress reports 2012
2012 SREB Annual Report
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Which achievement gap?
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
HBCU distance learning 2010
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
The College Completion Agenda
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Everybody ready for college
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Community college and high school partnerships
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Ramp-up to Readiness
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
HSIs 2009-10
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
The condition of education 2011
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Cohort default rates in context
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Assets & opportunity scorecard
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
What new faculty need to know about assessment
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Adult College Completion Network
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Closing the gap between high school and college
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
What works in student retention 2010
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
California District Report Cards
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
5 Education factors in focus
What is "career ready"?
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Meeting the invention challenge
Developmental Education Toolkit
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Campaign for High School Equity
How much are college students borrowing?
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Economic state of young America
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Center for Law and Social Policy
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
More student success: A systemic solution
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Federal Education Budget Project
Early intervention program and college partnerships
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Strategic directions in Indiana education
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
The value of value-added data
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
The effects of public support on college attainment
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Getting past go: Rebuilding the remedial education bridge to college success
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
The real technology challenge
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Workers need training, not tough talk
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Center for native education
School Redesign Network
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Retooling career and technical education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student loans and public accountability
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Nontraditional undergraduates
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
What's wrong with guys?
African American students and U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Accelerated learning for all
Better outcomes for low-income youth and adults: Lessons from MetLife foundation awards
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
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
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Bridge Partnership
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Excelencia in education
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Catching the Dream
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Barriers to persistence among African-American intercollegiate athletes: A literature review of non-cognitive variables
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
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Lumina Foundation for Education
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Data sources for improving college access and success
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
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Male retention at the community college
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Rural education at a glance
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
American student achievement institute
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Retaining minority students in higher education
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Reflections on college access and persistence
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Correctional education facts
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
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
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Education watch online
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
A culture of evidence: Postsecondary assessment and learning outcomes
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Leading by example
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Returning to our roots: Student access
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Latinos in graduate education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Creating a welcoming campus climate
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Knocking at the college door: California state report
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
UA Adult Focus
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Indiana State Profile
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Enhancing student success in education: Summary report of the NPEC Initiative and National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Framing new terrain: Older adults & higher education
The family: America's smallest school
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Quality counts 2008
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Starfish Initiative
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Degree attainment
A college access contract
Education and economic competitiveness
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Orphan Foundation of America
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
A paradox of education progress
Afterschool Alliance
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Insuring college failure risk
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
College readiness and high school-to-college success
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
The state of American manhood
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Windows on achievement and inequality
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
The Fortune Society: Prisoner Re-entry
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
The future workforce of Indiana
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Transparency by design
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
"Careers for the future" education program
Indiana by the numbers
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
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
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Online college students 2012: Comprehensive data on demands and preferences
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Trends in student aid 2011
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Snapshot report: Mobility
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Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Prison vs. Princeton
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
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GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002