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Author(s):Fabelo, T., Thompson, M., Plotkin, M., Carmicheal, D., Marchbanks, M., and Booth, E.
Title:Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Source:http://justicecenter.csg.org/files/Breaking_Sch...
Date:2011
Organization:Justice Center, Council of State Governments
Short Description:The CSG Justice Center, in partnership with the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M University, has released a statewide study of nearly 1 million Texas public secondary school students, followed for at least six years. Among its findings are that the majority of students were suspended or expelled between grades 7-12.
Annotation:The CSG Justice Center, in partnership with the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M University, has released a statewide study of nearly 1 million Texas public secondary school students, followed for at least six years. Among its findings are that the majority of students were suspended or expelled between grades 7-12. Funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies and the Open Society Foundations, this study also found that when students are suspended or expelled, the likelihood that they will repeat a grade, not graduate, and/or become involved in the juvenile justice system increases significantly. African-American students and children with particular educational disabilities who qualify for special education were suspended and expelled at especially high rates.
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Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Special education in high school redesign
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Afterschool Alliance
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
The achievement gap where you live
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Early warning indicator systems
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Learning what it takes: An initial look at how schools are using early warning data and collaborative response teams to keep all students on track to success
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Funding Gaps 2006
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
National dropout prevention center for students with disabilities
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The national articulation and transfer network
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The nation's report card: Science 2011
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Which achievement gap?
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
State and district-level support for successful transitions into high school
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
State education reforms – Standards, assessment, and accountability
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
RTI classification tool and resource locator
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Raising the compulsory school attendance age: The case for reform
Indian students and college preparation
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
The funding gap 2007
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Gateway to College
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Project U-turn
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The accountability illusion
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Transforming education in America
Early warning system middle grades tool
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
The College Match Program
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Latino college completion: Texas
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
State policy profiles for completion by design
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
The impact of teacher experience
Are bad schools immortal?
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Response to Intervention policy
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Dropout prevention programs: Right intent, wrong focus, and some suggestions on where to go from here
National High School Center
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
SMASH Academy
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Washington Data and Reports
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The Breakthrough High School project
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Ramp-up to Readiness
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Is high school tough enough?
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Talent Development High Schools
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
State of college admission 2007
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Meeting the invention challenge
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Latino college completion: California
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Basic concepts and definitions for privacy and confidentiality in student education records
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Making graduation a priority
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
School relationships foster success for African American students
Issue brief - What students need, part 1: Dropout prevention and recovery
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Education and incarceration
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Youth transition funders group
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Summer Search
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The condition of education 2011
College access and success state data
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Complete College America
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Measuring up 2008
SREB Factbook on higher education
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
White students are racially isolated
Latino students and U.S. high schools
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Improving math performance
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Measuring up 2004
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
The Kalamazoo Promise
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Research support for school counseling
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
The hidden costs of community colleges
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Advocacy in action toolkit
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Gender inequalities in education
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Measuring inequity in school funding
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
The connection between health and high school dropout
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Latino college completion: Florida
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
The road to high-quality early education
Accountability issues to watch under NCLB waivers
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
State aid to nonpublic schools
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Competing for school improvement dollars: State grant-making strategies
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
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
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Graduation rates in Indiana: An analysis of various methods of caluculating graduation rates
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
High school graduation rankings and rates for fifty states 2002
High school coursework: Policy trends and implications for higher education
Where have all the students gone
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
National College Access Program Directory
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Lessons on assessing the costs of small high schools: Evidence from Seattle and Denver
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Differential grading standards among high schools
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
High school remediation
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Dropout prevention practice guide
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
The case for change in college admissions
College InSight
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Evidence-based dropout prevention programs
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Early warning systems that support students at risk of dropping out of high school
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
On her majesty's school inspection service
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Hearing on non-traditional students
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
The undereducated American
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
College tools for schools
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Evolving No Child Left Behind
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Access to success initiative
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
What works for Latino students
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the Common Core of Data: School years 2002-03 and 2003-04
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
State higher education finance: FY 2004
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Financial education in TRIO programs
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
The value of value-added data
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
State of adult literacy
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Expanding learning time in high schools
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Latinos in secondary education
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Learning to earn
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Education watch online
Cal-SOAP
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
End-of-course exams
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
State education agency funding and staffing in the education reform era
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Projections of education statistics to 2016
A college access contract
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Student African American Brotherhood
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
African American achievement in America
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
School funding's tragic flaw
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2008
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
McNair scholar handbook
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
2012 National survey of school counselors
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Smart class-size policies for lean times
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
ED Data Express
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Understanding the common core state standards
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Transforming schools to meet the needs of students: Improving school quality and increasing learning time in ESEA
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The Future Ready Project
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
What we know about dual enrollment
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Black Male Teens: Moving to Success in the High School Years
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
All Kinds of Minds
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Background on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Funding education equitably: The "comparability provision" the move to fair and transparent school budgeting systems
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
The degree qualifications profile
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
The effects of grade retention on the dropout rate
Science and mathematics education indicators
Indiana Partnerships Center
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
CPS: A leader in AP growth
American student achievement institute
Bridges to Success
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Indiana public school student population information
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Middle-class schools for all
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Facts for education advocates
Commonwealth Corporation
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
The Equity Project
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Growing share of immigrants choosing naturalization
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Diplomas count: An essential guide to graduation policy and rates
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Center for native education
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Dead ends: The need for more pathways to graduation for overage, under-credited students in New York City
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Trends in college pricing 2011
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Can middle school reform increase high school graduation rates?
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Academic pathways to access and student success
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Our impoverished view of education reform
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
National inventory of academic pathways
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Office of Indian education programs
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Knowing and being known: Personalization as a foundation for student learning
More information on the methodology, data, and terms used in the AP dropout factory story
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Update on Indiana school referrenda
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
New England Journal of Higher Education
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
The role of school counselors in serving students with disabilities
Improving accountability in public education
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education Publications: Special education decisionmaking
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Education Trust, Inc
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Rethinking high school: Inaugural graduations at New York City's new high schools
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Schools to watch
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
Focus on dropout factories: Associated press article spotlights low-performing high schools, draws criticism from many school officials
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
High school dropouts in America
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
IPEDS Data Center
The Everyone Graduates Center
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Expanded measures of school performance
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Center for Law and Social Policy
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Every nine seconds in America a student becomes a dropout: The dropout problem in numbers
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Mobility makers
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Improving community college success
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Supporting education policy and practice through common data standards: A policymaker's guide
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The end of the segregated century: Racial separation in America's neighborhoods, 1890-2010
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2006-07
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Gold Star School Counseling
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
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
Mythbusting: Breaking down confidentiality and decision-making barriers to meet the education needs of children in foster care
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Chasing the high school graduation rate: Getting the data we need and using it right
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Creating a college-going culture guide
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
NCLB and high schools
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
Student loans and public accountability
The proficiency illusion
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
School Redesign Network
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Dispelling the myth - online
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
American Indian science and engineering society
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
All over the map: State policies to improve the American high school
National Association of Street Schools
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Minority student achievement network
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Third grade reading policies
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
Public education finances: 2010
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Getting better at teacher preparation and state accountability: Strategies, innovations, and challenges under the federal race to the top program
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Why is college so expensive?
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Principal-counselor toolkit
America's private public schools
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students