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Author(s):Beteille, T., Kalogrides, D., and Loeb, S.
Title:Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Organization:Urban Institute
Short Description:Principals tend to prefer working in schools with higher-achieving students from more advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. Principals often use schools with many poor or low-achieving students as stepping stones to what they view as more desirable assignments.
Annotation:Principals tend to prefer working in schools with higher-achieving students from more advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. Principals often use schools with many poor or low-achieving students as stepping stones to what they view as more desirable assignments. District leadership can also exacerbate principal turnover by implementing policies aimed at improving low-performing schools such as rotating school leaders. Using longitudinal data from one large urban school district we find principal turnover is detrimental to school performance. Frequent turnover results in lower teacher retention and lower student achievement gains, which are particularly detrimental to students in high-poverty and failing schools.
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Achievement Gap
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Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
The College Match Program
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Ramp-up to Readiness
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Primary progress, secondary challenge
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
What works for Latino students
Teaching and learning across the class divide
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Quality counts 2008
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
School Redesign Network
Learning in a new key
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Complete College America
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Effective instructional strategies
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
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: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Summer Search
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Deciding on postsecondary education
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
McNair scholar handbook
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
For every 100 girls...
College For Every Student
Windows on achievement and inequality
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Middle-class schools for all
More student success: A systemic solution
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Federal Education Budget Project
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Community colleges under stress
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
School funding's tragic flaw
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Facts for education advocates
Schools, skills, and synapses
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
SREB Factbook on higher education
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Creating a college-going culture guide
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
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
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The national articulation and transfer network
The Breakthrough High School project
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Improving math performance
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
Enrollment status and outcomes
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
The future of public education in New Orleans
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Leading by example
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Standards for quality online teaching
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
African American students and U.S. high schools
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Washington Data and Reports
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Education watch online
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
A new way on school integration
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Voices in urban education
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
African American achievement in America
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
The hidden costs of community colleges
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Mobility makers
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Latino college completion: California
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Latino college completion: Florida
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
The undereducated American
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Education pays 2010
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
The degree qualifications profile
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
The achievement gap where you live
2012 National survey of school counselors
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
California District Report Cards
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
AYP results for 2010-11
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
What is "career ready"?
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
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
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
The breaking through practice guide
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Center on Education and the Workforce
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
America's private public schools
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
Community college student survey
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Everybody ready for college
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Closing the gap between high school and college
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
School connectedness and meaningful student participation
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Funding education equitably: The "comparability provision" the move to fair and transparent school budgeting systems
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
College completion toolkit
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Latino college completion: Texas
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
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Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
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The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
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Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
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Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Foundation for excellent schools
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Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
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A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Education Trust, Inc
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
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Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
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Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
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Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Achievement in America
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Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
First generation college students: A literature review
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
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Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Recent STEM initiatives
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Education and incarceration
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Bridge Partnership
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Education and the economy: An indicators report
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
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)
Differential grading standards among high schools
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
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The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Accelerated learning for all
How diversity affects teaching and learning
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Center for native education
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
The real technology challenge
Value-added analysis and education policy
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
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Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Retooling career and technical education
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
College InSight
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
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Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Measuring up 2008
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
White students are racially isolated
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
All Kinds of Minds
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
College access and success state data
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State future workforce gap summaries
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
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
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
The future of middle-skill jobs
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Indiana by the numbers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
International Benchmarking Toolkit
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Parsing the achievement gap II
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student 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
National Center for Summer Learning
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
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Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Child trends: Education
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
The productivity argument for investing in young children
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Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Field guide for improving student success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Gold Star School Counseling
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
High school remediation
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
National Council of La Raza
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
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
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
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New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Career preparation curriculum
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Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying career exploration and planning skills in the achievement of life career goals
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Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
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Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Education issues 2007
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
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Expanding learning time in high schools
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
No child left behind: What it means for parents
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Digest of Education Statistics
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
NCLB and high schools
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Office of Indian education programs
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Center for Student Opportunity
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
National College Access Program Directory
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
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Smart boys, bad grades.com
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Strategic instruction model
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Correctional education facts
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Just for the kids
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Career and technical education reforms and comprehensive school reforms in high schools: Their impact on education outcomes for at-risk youth
Kids Count state-level data online
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Talent Development High Schools
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Catching the Dream
The segregation of American teachers
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Rural education at a glance
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
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
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
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Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
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
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Hearing on non-traditional students
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The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Measuring inequity in school funding
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Expanded measures of school performance
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Getting teacher evaluation right: A brief for policymakers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Shifting trends in special education
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Improving community college success
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Scaling community college interventions
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Are bad schools immortal?
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Parents' guide to student success
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
ED Data Express
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
SREB/Go Alliance
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
National Center for Academic Transformation
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
RTTD Action brief: Establishing the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The economic case for higher education
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Cracking the credit hour
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
State policy profiles for completion by design
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Common Core implementation workbook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
On her majesty's school inspection service
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Bullying and open enrollment
Latino college completion in 50 states
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Reduction in force policies
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Snapshot report: Mobility
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Why access matters: The community college student body
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
The road to high-quality early education
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
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
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Adult college completion toolkit
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Common measures for college access and success
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Response to Intervention policy
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Center on Innovation and Improvement
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Better benefits: Reforming teacher pensions for a changing workforce
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Understanding the common core state standards
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
HBCU distance learning 2010
Community college and high school partnerships
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Student success in higher education
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
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
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The Future Ready Project
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Data for action 2011
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Special education in high school redesign
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
National Association of Street Schools
Project GRAD
Minority student achievement network
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Retaining minority students in higher education
William Pollack
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Pathways to college access and success
College is possible
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Projections of education statistics to 2014
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
College success programs
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Latino youth and the pathway to college
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: From middle school to the workforce
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
School relationships foster success for African American students
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Public attitudes on higher education
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Middle Start
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Educational equity center at AED
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
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
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Results that matter: New technology high school at a glance
Indian students and college preparation
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
The ASCA national model
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Earnings by attainment
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Funding Gaps 2006
What's wrong with guys?
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Collegiate learning assessement project
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Latinos in secondary education
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
Charting cognitive and moral development in diversity classes
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Starfish Initiative
Knowing how and where to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary training/education
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Encouraging girls in math and science
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Ohio's career development program
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Economic mobility of black and white families
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A college access contract
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Supplemental educational services non-regulatory guidance
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Financial education in TRIO programs
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The effects of public support on college attainment
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Growing What Works Database
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
IPEDS Data Center
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
The accountability illusion
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Using ARRA funds to drive school reform and improvement
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
College tools for schools
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
USA Funds Unlock the Future
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Black Alliance for Educational Options
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Raising boys' achievement
New England Journal of Higher Education
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Breaking through: Factsheet
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Discovery Education Homework Help
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis