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Author(s):Swail, W.
Title:Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Organization:Educational Policy Institute
Short Description:This report, conducted for the Imagine America Foundation, uses data from the US Department of Education’s Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS) Survey and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to compare and contrast completion and persistence rates of students attending proprietary (career colleges) institutions versus other institutional sectors.
Annotation:This report, conducted for the Imagine America Foundation, uses data from the US Department of Education’s Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS) Survey and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to compare and contrast completion and persistence rates of students attending proprietary (career colleges) institutions versus other institutional sectors.
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Career and Technical Education
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
For-profit Colleges
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Non-traditional Students

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Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
The real technology challenge
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Access to success initiative
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Project Complete
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
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
Condition of education 2008
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Gateway to College
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
The national articulation and transfer network
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
National Council of La Raza
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Retooling career and technical education
Breaking through: Factsheet
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
College success programs
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Just for the kids
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
College learning for the new global century
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Accelerated learning for all
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Field guide for improving student success
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
How much are college students borrowing?
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Summer Search
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and 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
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Complete College America
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Global Skills for Global Completion
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Time to Completion Web Site
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The economic case for higher education
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The Future Ready Project
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Snapshot report: Mobility
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Advocacy in action toolkit
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Latino college completion: Texas
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Adult College Completion Network
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Projections of education statistics to 2019
College completion toolkit
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
The degree qualifications profile
Everybody ready for college
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Student success in higher education
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Scaling community college interventions
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The role of mentoring in college access and success
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
State policy profiles for completion by design
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Common measures for college access and success
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
ACE Online Information Center
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Insuring college failure risk
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
New measures of student success in public higher education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
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
IPEDS Data Center
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Projections of education statistics to 2018
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The Condition of Education 2010
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
What works for Latino students
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Postsecondary education opportunity
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
More student success: A systemic solution
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Windows on achievement and inequality
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Who graduates in California?
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Postsecondary Access and Success
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
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Accelerated developmental education project
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Projections of education statistics to 2016
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Indiana by the numbers
The future of middle-skill jobs
US Department of Labor Youth Services: Summaries of education models
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
College access and success state data
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Community colleges under stress
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The Fortune Society: Prisoner Re-entry
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
The state of American manhood
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood