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Author(s):Lumina Foundation for Education
Title:Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:Two huge, concurrent changes — a rapidly growing Latino population and the critical need for a more educated populace — form the jumping-off point for this issue of Lumina Foundation Focus magazine.
Annotation:Two huge, concurrent changes — a rapidly growing Latino population and the critical need for a more educated populace — form the jumping-off point for this issue of Lumina Foundation Focus magazine. The current Focus takes a detailed look at this historic demographic shift and shows how it affects college- going and college success among Latino students throughout the nation.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
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Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Improving the odds for failing schools
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Why access matters: The community college student body
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Latino college completion in 50 states
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
National Coalition for College Completion
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Gender inequalities in education
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The breaking through practice guide
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The Condition of Education 2010
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Everybody ready for college
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Student success in higher education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Developmental education in community colleges
Community college and high school partnerships
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
National college access network
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Latino achievement in America
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
El Puente Project
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Excelencia in education
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
College learning for the new global century
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Improving math performance
The Breakthrough High School project
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Diverse issues in higher education
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Economic mobility project
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Project Complete
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
SREB Factbook on higher education
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
New measures of student success in public higher education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
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
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Making high school students into "college material"
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Accelerated developmental education project
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Breaking through: Factsheet
"Careers for the future" education program
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Condition of education 2008
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Opening Doors project publications
Addressing the needs of adult learners
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
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)
Spanish services training guide
Learning in a new key
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Postsecondary Access and Success
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Accelerated learning for all
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Catching the Dream
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Bridge Partnership
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Educational needs index
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Closing the gap between high school and college
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
The degree qualifications profile
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The Latino digital divide: The native born versus the foreign born
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Center on Education and the Workforce
Community College 2.0
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Project WIn-Win
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Operation College Promise
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
State policy profiles for completion by design
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Repository of resources for undocumented students
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Pat Tillman Foundation
Leveraging data for college completion
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
La Plaza
Ramp-up to Readiness
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
The Future Ready Project
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Scaling community college interventions
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
National Center for Academic Transformation
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
A detection model of college withdrawal
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
College completion toolkit
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Adult College Completion Network
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Lumina Foundation for Education
Immigration and higher education: Institutional responses to changing demographics
Hispanic numbers soar as Indiana attracts new wave of immigrants
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
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
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
School relationships foster success for African American students
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Latino youth and the pathway to college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Foundation for excellent schools
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Boys and girls harbor
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Education and incarceration
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Collegiate learning assessement project
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in secondary education
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
School Redesign Network
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
UA Adult Focus
African American students and U.S. high schools
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Education watch 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Flexible learning options for adult students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
The road to college
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
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
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Financial education in TRIO programs
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
What educators should learn from ER
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Field guide for improving student success
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Campaign for High School Equity
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Starfish Initiative
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
A college access contract
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Center for native education
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
More student success: A systemic solution
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Economic mobility of black and white families
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Facts for education advocates
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Indiana by the numbers
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
I-STEM Resource Network
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Translations for success
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Indiana State Profile
Growing share of immigrants choosing naturalization
What's wrong with guys?
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Retooling career and technical education
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Nontraditional undergraduates
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
For better science, just add color
Where are the Black scientists?
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
What student engagement data tell us about college readiness
Latinos in undergraduate education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Just for the kids
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Barriers to persistence among African-American intercollegiate athletes: A literature review of non-cognitive variables
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Bridges to Success
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Data sources for improving college access and success
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Education Trust, Inc
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
What works in student retention 2010
I Need a Pencil.com
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Grantmakers for Education
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
SREB/Go Alliance
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
HSIs 2009-10
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Boosting college completion for a new economy
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
The condition of education 2011
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
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Western Policy Exchanges
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Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
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Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
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The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
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The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
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Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
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Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
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Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
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Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
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Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
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Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
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Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
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College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
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Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
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Pathways to college access and success
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Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
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Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
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Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
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Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
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Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
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College access: From the inside out
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Does public funding for higher education matter?
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
The art of student retention
Lumina Foundation focus: Front porch pathfinders
Helping adult learners make the transition to postsecondary education
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
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Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
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Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
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
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Enacting diverse learning environments: Improving the climate for racial/ethnic diversity in higher education
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
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
Latinos in elementary education
Better outcomes for low-income youth and adults: Lessons from MetLife foundation awards
Lumina Foundation lessons: Places - and faces - that foster student success
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Educational opportunity for all?
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Bridge program planning guide
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
States' progress toward high school restructuring
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Framing new terrain: Older adults & higher education
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A call to action: Why America must innovate
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
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
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Eligiendo una universidad (Choosing a college)
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Funding Gaps 2006
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
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 - English
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Telenovelas Educativas
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
Center for Law and Social Policy
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
State future workforce gap summaries
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
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Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Indiana college success coalition
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Low-income students and college success: More than money
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
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The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
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Access and persistence: Fall 2009
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Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
A shared agenda: Action alert for outreach program leaders
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Project U-turn
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Does money matter? II
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
The value of value-added data
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Research on retention and attrition
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
The productivity argument for investing in young children
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International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Education Equality Project
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Developmental Education Toolkit
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
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Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment