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Author(s):Business Round Table
Title:Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Organization:Business Round Table
Short Description:After decades of involvement in education reform initiatives by individual companies and organizations such as Business Round Table, but only incremental improvement to show for it, CEOs believe it is time to take a fresh look at the changes needed to produce significantly better results.
Annotation:After decades of involvement in education reform initiatives by individual companies and organizations such as Business Round Table, but only incremental improvement to show for it, CEOs believe it is time to take a fresh look at the changes needed to produce significantly better results. Incremental change that tinkers around the margins is not producing the results needed for individual success or national competitiveness. Based on benchmarking best policies and practices in the United States and around the world, BRT will focus on the following education and workforce issues in the next year: Implementing Common Core State Standards in math and English language arts, as well as Next Generation Science Standards (now under development), Tying data and accountability systems to core standards, and Improving teacher training and support, with emphasis on the critical need areas of: STEM, K–12 and postsecondary education, early learning, with an emphasis on ensuring that every 8-year-old can read, and aligning community college technical skills training with business needs.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness

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Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
What works for Latino students
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Just for the kids
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The future workforce of Indiana
The real technology challenge
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Workers need training, not tough talk
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
The male achievement gap in Indiana
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
The degree qualifications profile
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
5 Education factors in focus
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
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
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Latino college completion: Florida
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Breaking through: Factsheet
Postsecondary Access and Success
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
National Center for Academic Transformation
Closing the gap between high school and college
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Economic mobility of black and white families
The national articulation and transfer network
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Flexible learning options for adult students
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Bridge program planning guide
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Understanding the working college student
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Adolescent literacy
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Latino college completion: State series
Research support for school counseling
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The Future Ready Project
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Common Core implementation workbook
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
2012 National survey of school counselors
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Adult college completion toolkit
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
State policy profiles for completion by design
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Ten facts about the recovery
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Field guide for improving student success
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Opportunity in America: The role of education
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
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
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Community College 2.0
Summer Search
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Center for Law and Social Policy
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
National Council of La Raza
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Data sources for improving college access and success
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Accelerated learning for all
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Measuring up 2006
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Educational needs index
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
College readiness and high school-to-college success
The state of learning disabilities 2009
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
National adult learners satisfaction-priorities report
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Student success in higher education
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Trends in student aid 2011
Growing What Works Database
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
New England Journal of Higher Education
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Improving accountability in public education
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Developmental education in community colleges
Community college and high school partnerships
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Solutions for our future.org
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
IPEDS Data Center
College access and success state data
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Project Complete
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
What works clearinghouse
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
First generation college students: A literature review
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Quality counts 2008
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
College completion toolkit
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
A detection model of college withdrawal
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The case for change in college admissions
Women Employed
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Windows on achievement and inequality
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
National Center on Education and the Economy
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
The College Match Program
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
21st Century skills map
Cohort default rates in context
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Operation College Promise
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Reaching the goal: The applicability and importance of the Common Core State Standards to college and career readiness
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Scaling community college interventions
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Gender inequalities in education
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
National Coalition for College Completion
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
NCHEMS information center
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The minds of boys
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
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
Student loans and public accountability
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
The Workforce Alliance
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Center on Education and the Workforce
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
College For Every Student
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Education and economic mobility
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Accelerated developmental education project
Why community colleges?
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Preparing Indiana for the 21st Century
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
It's my life: Postsecondary education and training
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The future at work: Trends and implications
The art of student retention
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
How America saves for college: 2010
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Expanding the mission: Community colleges and the functions of workforce intermediaries
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Prison vs. Princeton
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Helping youth develop soft skills for job success: Tips for parents and families
2012 SREB Annual Report
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
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
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 edition
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
SREB/Go Alliance
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
The Condition of Education 2010
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
Transparency by design
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
State education activities to support mission growth
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Adult competencies for life-long career development
Virtual schools and 21st century skills
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
The Breakthrough High School project
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Gateway to College
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
All Kinds of Minds
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Improving the odds for failing schools
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Improving community college success
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
National Youth Employment Coalition
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
What new faculty need to know about assessment
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
National and regional accreditation information
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Encouraging girls in math and science
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Preparing students for success in college
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Access to success initiative
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Recent STEM initiatives
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
College readiness standards
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Addressing the needs of adult learners
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
College-bound or headed for workforce training: High school graduates need similar math, reading skills
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Campaign for High School Equity
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
The work-based learning self assessment tool
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Tapping America's Potential
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
The global gender gap index: 2011
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Trends in college pricing 2011
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Assets & opportunity scorecard
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Grantmakers for Education
The College Completion Agenda
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Innovations in labor market information and their application
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
California District Report Cards
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
The current health and future well-being of the American research university
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Western Policy Exchanges
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Ramp-up to Readiness
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
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
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
What works in student retention 2010
Council for Exceptional Children
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Postsecondary education opportunity
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Women on the rise
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
EPAS® Meets unique needs of GEAR UP programs
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
What's wrong with guys?
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Meeting the invention challenge
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Education watch 2009
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
Research on retention and attrition
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Pathways to College Network
Insuring college failure risk
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Considerations for state colleges and universities in a post-recession America
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
DO-IT college planning resources
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Education and incarceration
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
A culture of evidence: Postsecondary assessment and learning outcomes
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
School relationships foster success for African American students
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Project Mentor
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Engaging diverse viewpoints: What is the campus climate for perspective taking?
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Building an early childhood professional development system
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Committee for Economic Development (CED)
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Expanded measures of school performance
Changing the conversation about productivity: Strategies for engaging faculty and institutional leaders
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The complexity of college and career readiness
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
When it comes to school, girls rule
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Adult education participation in 2004-05
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
The literacy of America's college students
Middle Start
Turning Points
Stats Indiana
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
More student success: A systemic solution
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
The Mind Trust
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Graduate Retention Program
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
EPAS®: A system that works
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
No child left behind: What it means for parents
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Rising by Degrees
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Employer guide to adult education for work: Transforming adult eduction to build a skilled workforce
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Better benefits: Reforming teacher pensions for a changing workforce
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Latino college completion: Texas
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Parents' guide to student success
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Assessing deeper learning
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Catalyst for change: The CIC/CLA consortium
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Vendor product review: A consumer's guide to real-time labor market information
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Special education in high school redesign
Pat Tillman Foundation
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
RTTD Action brief: Establishing the foundational conditions for personalized learning
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Achieve, Inc.
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
College success programs
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
For better science, just add color
Opening Doors project publications
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Who graduates in California?
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
Community colleges under stress
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
Education and economic competitiveness
Differential grading standards among high schools
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Database of 21st century skills assessments
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
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
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
What educators should learn from ER
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Deciding on postsecondary education
How much are college students borrowing?
Making high school students into "college material"
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
For every 100 girls...
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Federal Education Budget Project
Condition of education 2008
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Global Skills for Global Completion
The effects of public support on college attainment
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students