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Author(s):Saenz, V., and Ponjuan, L.
Title:Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Organization:Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Short Description:This brief brings needed clarity to the grave data and realities—based on a review of recent census and educational attainment statistics—of the growing gender gap in educational attainment among Latinas/os from K-12 through college completion.
Annotation:This brief brings needed clarity to the grave data and realities—based on a review of recent census and educational attainment statistics—of the growing gender gap in educational attainment among Latinas/os from K-12 through college completion. Although the future of our nation's Latino male college student population is in peril, this brief introduces a “Blueprint for Action” to provide model program examples and action steps to best support Latino males to and through college and into the workforce.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Achievement Gap
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness

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Scaling community college interventions
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
First generation college students: A literature review
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
McNair scholar handbook
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Who graduates in California?
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
School Redesign Network
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Community college student survey
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
The value of value-added data
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Education Trust-West
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Gender inequalities in education
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Why access matters: The community college student body
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
National Center for Academic Transformation
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
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
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
College InSight
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
The degree qualifications profile
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Ensuring success for returning veterans
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Student success in higher education
ESEA Briefing Book
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Research support for school counseling
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Measuring up 2008
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Deciding on postsecondary education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Education Equality Project
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
College access and success state data
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Miles to go: Louisiana
Center for Student Opportunity
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Accelerated learning for all
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Measuring up 2006
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
National college access network
Education Trust, Inc
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Minority student achievement network
Puente Project
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Latino achievement in America
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Schools to watch
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Bridging the gap between high school and college
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Condition of education 2008
I-STEM Resource Network
Diverse issues in higher education
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Project Complete
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Summer Search
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Flexible learning options for adult students
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Enrollment status and outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
The Breakthrough High School project
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Postsecondary Access and Success
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Community college and high school partnerships
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
The US STEM education model (simulation)
The impact of teacher experience
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
BC AVID: Early implementation report
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Educational Policy Improvement Center
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
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
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Leveraging data for college completion
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Operation College Promise
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Adult college completion toolkit
Common measures for college access and success
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Cracking the credit hour
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
California District Report Cards
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The College Completion Agenda
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The Condition of Education 2010
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Center on Education and the Workforce
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
The nature of innovation in the community college
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Family factors and student outcomes
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
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
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Financial education in TRIO programs
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Rising by Degrees
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The President's Forum
SREB Factbook on higher education
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
A detection model of college withdrawal
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Latino college completion: State series
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Colorado Reports
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
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
Improving math performance
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Accelerated developmental education project
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Breaking through: Factsheet
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Campaign for High School Equity
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Education watch 2009
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Just for the kids
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
College learning for the new global century
Collegiate learning assessement project
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Foundation for excellent schools
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Bridge Partnership
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Pathways to college access and success
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The economic case for higher education
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Latino college completion in 50 states
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
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
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Think College Indiana!
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
State policy profiles for completion by design
Adolescent literacy
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Data sources for improving college access and success
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Reflecting on reconnecting males to higher education
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Excelencia in education
Catching the Dream
Education and incarceration
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Fixing No Child Left Behind
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
More student success: A systemic solution
The male achievement gap in Indiana
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Culture of evidence
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Learning in a new key
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Opening Doors project publications
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Adult College Completion Network
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
The condition of education 2011
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
What works in student retention 2010
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Are student employment and academic success linked?
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Project U-turn
A next social contract for the primary years of education
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Afterschool Alliance
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Which achievement gap?
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
The National Indian Education Study
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Grantmakers for Education
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Early warning system middle grades tool
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Cohort default rates in context
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
Project WIn-Win
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
The Future Ready Project
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
SREB State progress reports 2012
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
ETS: The Achievement Gap (website)
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Community College 2.0
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
The effects of public support on college attainment
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Pathways to College Network
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Time to Completion Web Site
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
IPEDS Data Center
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
ACE Online Information Center
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
P-20 governance
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
HBCU distance learning 2010
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
African American students and U.S. high schools
Helping Teens Succeed
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Center for native education
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Starfish Initiative
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
A college access contract
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Windows on achievement and inequality
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
The minds of boys
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Economic mobility project
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Schools, skills, and synapses
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
New measures of student success in public higher education
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
For every 100 girls...
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Science and mathematics education indicators
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
"Careers for the future" education program
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Education watch online
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
A culture of evidence: Postsecondary assessment and learning outcomes
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Reflections on college access and persistence
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
A new way on school integration
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Indiana college completion rates 2007
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Just and efficient college finance
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
The education liason model
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
School relationships foster success for African American students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Academic pathways to access and student success
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Does public funding for higher education matter?
The art of student retention
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Achieve, Inc.
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Retaining minority students in higher education
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
What is "career ready"?
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
A disruptive look at competency-based education: How the innovative use of technology will transform the college experience
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
An examination of the information technology job market
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
5 Education factors in focus
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
2012 National survey of school counselors
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
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?
The first year of high school
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Assessing deeper learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
American student achievement institute
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Our impoverished view of education reform
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Lumina Foundation for Education
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
El Puente Project
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Boys and girls harbor
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Bridges to Success
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Success for All Foundation
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Connecting the dots: Multifaceted analyses of the relationships between student engagement results from the NSSE, and the institutional practices and conditions that foster student success
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
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Public attitudes on higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
College completion: Additional efforts could help education with its completion goals
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Rural education at a glance
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Preparing students for success in college
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Educational opportunity for all?
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Differential grading standards among high schools
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in secondary education
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
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
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Barriers to persistence among African-American intercollegiate athletes: A literature review of non-cognitive variables
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
High Tech High Foundation
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
CPS: A leader in AP growth
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
What works clearinghouse
Annotated bibliography: Perspectives in postsecondary education programs and student support interventions
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
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends<