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Author(s):Cataldi, E., Green, C., Henke, R., Lew, T., Woo, J., Shephard, B., Siegel, P., and Socha, T.
Title:2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Organization:National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Short Description:This study describes the enrollment and employment experiences of a national sample of college graduates who completed a bachelor’s degree in the 2007–08 academic year 1 year after they graduated.
Annotation:This study describes the enrollment and employment experiences of a national sample of college graduates who completed a bachelor’s degree in the 2007–08 academic year 1 year after they graduated. The tables in this report provide a sampling of the data available on graduates who earned their first bachelor’s degree in 2007–08, presenting information on their undergraduate enrollment, including time to degree and education financing; postbaccalaureate enrollment and employment, particularly employment in teaching; and student loan repayment 1 year after completing college. B&B:08 is the third in a series of studies of bachelor’s degree recipients that have previously covered 1992–93 graduates through 2003 (B&B:93) and 1999–2000 graduates through 2001 (B&B:2000)
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The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Trends in college pricing 2012
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Trends in college pricing 2010
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Steps taken on the path forward
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Developmental education in community colleges
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Women Employed
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Grading student loans
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Cohort default rates in context
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Trends in college pricing 2006
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Trends in student aid 2003
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
What’s wrong with the guys
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Postsecondary education opportunity
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Trends in student aid 2005
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Latinos in undergraduate education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The debt explosion among college graduates
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Educational opportunity for all?
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Retooling career and technical education
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Student debt and the class of 2008
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Leadership to enhance college access and success
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
How youth plan to fund college
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Student debt and the class of 2007
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Gateway to College
State future workforce gap summaries
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
The state of American manhood
Economic mobility of black and white families
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Breaking through: Factsheet
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Economic mobility project
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Student debt and the class of 2006
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
A college access contract
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The national articulation and transfer network
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Academic competitiveness grants
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Who graduates in California?
Parent primer on career exploration
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Federal Aid First
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Education Finance Council
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
McNair scholar handbook
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
College access and success state data
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
New England Journal of Higher Education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Center for Law and Social Policy
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indiana by the numbers
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Trends in college pricing 2009
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The productivity argument for investing in young children
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
Financial aid in theory and practice
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Student debt 101
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Growing What Works Database
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Canadian college student finances
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Student loans and public accountability
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Returning to our roots: Student access
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Nontraditional undergraduates
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
College access and tax credits
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Stats Indiana
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
National Urban League Scholarships
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Student loan forgiveness programs
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
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
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Income contingent repayment plan
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
Projections of education statistics to 2015
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Merit aid and college access
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The global gender gap index: 2011
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
College Search Database.com
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
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
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Snapshot report: Mobility
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Advocacy in action toolkit
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Gender inequalities in education
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
The condition of education 2011
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Student debt and the class of 2009
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Web tables: Choosing a postsecondary institution
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Postsecondary success
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
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
Community College 2.0
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Center on Education and the Workforce
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
The degree qualifications profile
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Cohort default rate resources
A detection model of college withdrawal
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
What is "career ready"?
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
College is affordable: A pilot study
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
2012 Household financial planning survey
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
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?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
SREB/Go Alliance
The breaking through practice guide
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
The new net price calculator for college website
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
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
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Why is college so expensive?
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
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
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Why access matters: The community college student body
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Project on student debt.org
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
The state of college affordability in Indiana
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
State of college admission 2007
Grappling with the access problem
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
NIH loan repayment programs
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Cashing in on the GI bill
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Do grants matter?
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
The role of student loans in college access
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
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
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, by state
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Early college high school initiative
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Public attitudes on higher education
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Data sources for improving college access and success
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Costs, prices, and affordability
Collegiate learning assessement project
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Catching the Dream
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Accelerated learning for all
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Federal student aid: Graduate and professional studies
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
College Access: Indiana
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Indiana State Profile
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
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
Trends in student aid 2007
Opportunity in America: The role of education
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Does money matter? II
Canadians’ attitudes towards financing postsecondary education: Who should pay and how?
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
2010-2011 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Rising by Degrees
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Financial education in TRIO programs
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
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
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Family factors and student outcomes
The effects of public support on college attainment
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Mini-digest of education statistics, 2009
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
College Savings Foundation
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
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
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
How undergraduate students use credit cards: Sallie Mae's national study of usage rates and trends 2009
Summer Search
Deciding on postsecondary education
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Young workers: A lost decade
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Trends in student aid 2009
Survey of Canadian career college students, phase III: Graduate survey
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
The future workforce of Indiana
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
NASFAA's cash for college
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Back to College (Back2College)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Low-income students and college success: More than money
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Best Business Schools
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Community college fast facts
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
The American freshman: National norms for fall 2005
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
National Council of La Raza
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The real technology challenge
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Facts about college access and affordability
Windows on achievement and inequality
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Education and economic mobility
How the borrowing process works
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Ed Fund
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Tapping America's Potential
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Indiana higher education facts
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Think college? Me? Now?
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
The American freshman: National norms for Fall 2008
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Making high school students into "college material"
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
Student Loan Borrower Assistance
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Value of a college education (calculator)
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
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Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
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
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
National and state data
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A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Earnings by attainment
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Higher education accountability for student learning
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
High school dropouts in America
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Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
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No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Graduate Retention Program
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
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Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
College: Making It Happen
Developing your vision while attending college
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Dream it! Do it!
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Immigration debate resources
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Repayment glossary
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
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High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Credit card ownership and behavior among traditional-age undergraduates, 2003-04
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
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Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
2009 NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) Reports by School
Low income student scholarships
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
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
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
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Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Recent STEM initiatives
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Adult education participation in 2004-05
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Gender differences in participation and completion of undergraduate education and how they have changed over time
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Male and female degree recipients by level of degree from 1997 to (projected) 2009
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
College Results Online
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
NASSGAP Annual Survey Repository
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
College persistence on the rise? Changes in 5-year degree completion and postsecondary persistence rates between 1994 and 2000
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Student debt levels continue to rise: Stafford indebtedness: 1999 update
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Just and efficient college finance
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The federal government and the student aid partnership
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Miles to go: Louisiana
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Trends in student aid 2006
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill: A reality check
Where the boys aren't: Recent trends in U.S. college enrollment patterns
Documenting the shift to merit
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
Financial aid packaging for full-time, full-year, one institution dependent undergraduate students
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus
Taxing matters
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
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Gender gap grows
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Federal financial aid
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Operation College Promise
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Science and engineering indicators 2012
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Snapshot report: Persistence
2012 Education appropriations guide
Know before you owe (student loans)
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
College hopes and worries survey
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
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
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 2000 to 2010
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The price of poverty in big time college sport
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Loan forgiveness for specialized instructional support personnel (including school counselors) frequently asked questions
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Understanding the working college student
College retention and graduation rates
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
A paradox of education progress
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
College for all?
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
HBCU distance learning 2010
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Community college student survey
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Improving community college success
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombusman
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Common measures for college access and success
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Cracking the credit hour
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
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Private student loans
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
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
California District Report Cards
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions