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Author(s):Herrera, C., Linden, L., Arbreton, A., and Grossman, J.
Title:Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
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Date:2011
Organization:Public/Private Ventures
Short Description:This report, funded by the William T. Grant Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies, examines the impact of Higher Achievement, a year-round Washington, DC-based OST program that enrolls rising fifth and sixth grade students in low-income neighborhoods and provides them with intensive academically focused programming over four years.
Annotation:The achievement gap is one of the major challenges facing the American educational system. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds enter school at a deficit and fall further behind as they progress into higher grades. There has recently been great interest in the potential of out-of-school-time (OST) programs to help offset these educational disparities. This report, funded by the William T. Grant Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies, examines the impact of Higher Achievement, a year-round Washington, DC-based OST program that enrolls rising fifth and sixth grade students in low-income neighborhoods and provides them with intensive academically focused programming over four years. Its ultimate goal is to increase youth's attendance at top high schools that could launch them toward college and careers. Summarizing interim findings from an ongoing random assignment study, the report shows that Higher Achievement improved youth's scores on standardized tests two years after enrollment. Youth with access to Higher Achievement scored significantly better on both math and reading comprehension, compared with youth in the control group. Surprisingly, improvements in test scores were not preceded by improvements in self-reported attitudes or behaviors. In fact, at both the one- and two-year follow-ups, Higher Achievement youth were more likely to report engaging in certain negative behaviors—a pattern that researchers are continuing to investigate.
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Achievement Gap
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Expanded Learning Time (Extended Day, After-school, and Summer School Programs)
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Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
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
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Which achievement gap?
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Helping Teens Succeed
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Our impoverished view of education reform
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
SREB State progress reports 2012
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
California District Report Cards
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The College Match Program
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Advocacy in action toolkit
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Mobility makers
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
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
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The first year of high school
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Conflicted: Faculty and online education, 2012
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Improving the odds for failing schools
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Peer tutoring and mentoring services for disadvantaged secondary school students
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Minority student achievement network
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
National Association of Street Schools
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Gateway to College
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Who graduates in California?
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
P-20 governance
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Education Equality Project
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Education watch 2009
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Deciding on postsecondary education
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
The accountability illusion
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
The President's Forum
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
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
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Making high school students into "college material"
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
The nature of innovation in the community college
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Afterschool innovations in brief: Focusing on older youth
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Closing the gap between high school and college
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Everybody ready for college
HBCU distance learning 2010
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Education pays 2010
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
African American students and U.S. high schools
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
American student achievement institute
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Rural education at a glance
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Office of Indian education programs
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
A new way on school integration
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The road to high-quality early education
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The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Cracking the credit hour
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Research support for school counseling
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Gender inequalities in education
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
AYP results for 2010-11
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Operation Military Kids
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
The hidden costs of community colleges
Trends in college pricing 2011
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Expanded measures of school performance
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Dual enrollment for high school students
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
10 Pieces of advice from students for teachers
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Redefining your success: The role of adolescent connectedness in demonstrating mentoring impact
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Scaling community college interventions
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
ETS: The Achievement Gap (website)
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Evaluate mentoring programs
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Engaging students, challenging the odds
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Voices in urban education
National Urban League Scholarships
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Kids Count state-level data online
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Strategic instruction model
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Miles to go: Louisiana
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Indian students and college preparation
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
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Making the grade in college prep: A guide for improving college preparation programs
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
What works clearinghouse
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Pathways to college access and success
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Bridges to Success
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Foundation for excellent schools
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Schools, skills, and synapses
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
The Equity Project
Measuring up 2008
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Middle-class schools for all
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
McNair scholar handbook
Learn and Serve America
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Science and mathematics education indicators
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
States' progress toward high school restructuring
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Funding Gaps 2006
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Learning in a new key
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
Quality counts 2008
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Seven activities for enhancing the replicability of evidence-based practices
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The future of public education in New Orleans
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Orphan Foundation of America
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
An employment training and job placement program for foster youth making the transition to adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
The effects of grade retention on high school completion
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
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Response to Intervention policy
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
Tiered intervention on the high school level
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
The breaking through practice guide
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Complete College America
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
The connection between health and high school dropout
Effective instructional strategies
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Financial education in TRIO programs
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Field guide for improving student success
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
The savvy teacher's guide: Reading interventions that work
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Expanding school time to expand student learning: Lessons learned and challenges remaining
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Gallup student poll national report
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Background on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Campaign for High School Equity
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Financial aid in theory and practice
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Evaluation of evidence-based practices in online learning: A meta-analysis and review of online learning studies
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network: Model Programs Database
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Student Success Skills
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Preparation for college admissions exams
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Insuring college failure risk
Growing What Works Database
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
College InSight
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Evidence-based dropout prevention programs
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Ready by 21
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Parent engagement toolkit
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The US STEM education model (simulation)
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Developmental education in community colleges
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
The degree qualifications profile
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Value-added analysis and education policy
A Better Chance.org
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
A Culture of Evidence: An Evidence-Centered Approach to Accountability for Student Learning Outcomes
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
High school - Advanced placement
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Culture of evidence
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Improving math performance
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
School Redesign Network
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Student African American Brotherhood
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
The ASCA national model
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Kids2College
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Dropout prevention practice guide
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
School funding's tragic flaw
"Careers for the future" education program
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Knowledge is power program
Project GRAD
Puente Project
Indianapolis urban league: Campaign for African American achievement
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
SMASH Academy
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Gender gap grows
Cal-SOAP
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
The art of student retention
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Latino achievement in America
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Staying on course: Standards based reform in America's schools
When it comes to school, girls rule
Achieving equitable educational outcomes with all students: The institutions' roles and responsibilities
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Education Trust, Inc
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
The lost opportunity of senior year: Finding a better way
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
College success programs
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Education watch online
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Helping youth succeed through out of school time programs
Educational equity center at AED
College access: From the inside out
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Schools to watch
Career academies: Impacts on students' engagement and performance in high school
High Tech High Foundation
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Education and incarceration
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
New policies should align with existing goals and plans for children and youth
After the stimulus money ends: The status of state k-12 education funding and reforms
Adolescent literacy
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Interactive learning online at public universities: Evidence from randomized trials
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Changing the odds for children and youth community profile: Northern Kentucky: Building a leadership council
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Latino college completion: Florida
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Are bad schools immortal?
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
National Coalition for College Completion
The undereducated American
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Teaching children well: New evidence-based approaches to teacher professional development and training
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
CYFERNet program evaluation
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Transforming education in America
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Early warning indicator systems
Five ways education pays initiative
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Assessing deeper learning
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs