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Author(s):Excelencia in Education
Title:Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Organization:Excelencia in Education
Short Description:The initiative, Ensuring America’s Future by Increasing Latino College Completion, brings to the forefront of public attention the role Latinos play in meeting the country’s college degree completion goal.
Annotation:The initiative, Ensuring America’s Future by Increasing Latino College Completion, brings to the forefront of public attention the role Latinos play in meeting the country’s college degree completion goal. The challenge will be met through partnerships with community-based as well as national organizations in education, business and workforce, Latino advocacy, media and philanthropy high-level engagement with postsecondary and public policy leaders, analysis of public data that benchmarks national and state level Latino college degree completion, and the implementation of an outcomes-driven plan promoting promising practices and policies.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement

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Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Education Equality Project
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Who graduates in California?
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
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
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The family: America's smallest school
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Leveraging data for college completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Collegiate learning assessement project
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Operation College Promise
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Adult college completion toolkit
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
More student success: A systemic solution
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Improving the odds for failing schools
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
The role of mentoring in college access and success
College completion toolkit
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
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
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Center for Law and Social Policy
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Excelencia in education
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Colorado Reports
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
College success programs
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Breaking through: Factsheet
Measuring up 2008
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
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
Creating a college-going culture guide
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How much are college students borrowing?
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Global Skills for Global Completion
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Center on Education and the Workforce
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Latino college completion: State series
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Data sources for improving college access and success
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
College learning for the new global century
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
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
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Measuring up 2006
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Educational needs index
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Postsecondary education opportunity
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Grantmakers for Education
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Impacting college-going and completion rates in your community: Taking a systems approach
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Student success in higher education
ACE Toolkit for veteran friendly institutions
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Education pays 2010
Gender inequalities in education
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
2012 SREB Annual Report
Buying college: What consumers need to know
HSIs 2009-10
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Closing the gap between high school and college
Ensuring success for returning veterans
National Center for Academic Transformation
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
The effects of public support on college attainment
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Student loans and public accountability
Postsecondary Access and Success
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Opening Doors project publications
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Flexible learning options for adult students
College For Every Student
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
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The art of student retention
College is possible
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
First generation college students: A literature review
Education and incarceration
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Summer Search
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
College access and success state data
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
College InSight
Community College 2.0
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
A detection model of college withdrawal
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
The condition of education 2011
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Bridges to Success
Just for the kids
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
All Kinds of Minds
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The future of middle-skill jobs
McNair scholar handbook
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Collaborating for success
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Workers need training, not tough talk
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
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
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The false promise of class-size reduction
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Family factors and student outcomes
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Economic state of young America
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Rising by Degrees
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Cohort default rates in context
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The Future Ready Project
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Parents' guide to student success
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Center for Family Literacy
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
SREB/Go Alliance
The Condition of Education 2010
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The real technology challenge
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
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
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Best practices in social media: Summary of findings from the second comprehensive study of social media use by schools, colleges, and universities
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Changing the conversation about productivity: Strategies for engaging faculty and institutional leaders
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Adult College Completion Network
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Time to Completion Web Site
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Pathways to College Network
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
The nature of innovation in the community college
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
I-STEM Resource Network
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Diverse issues in higher education
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Involving parents
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Project Complete
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Strategic directions in Indiana education
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Building strong families 2004
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Indiana by the numbers
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Economic mobility of black and white families
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Education and economic competitiveness
Making high school students into "college material"
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Deciding on postsecondary education
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
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Parents want to know
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
A portrait of school improvement grantees
An examination of the information technology job market
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Understanding the working college student
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
How college pricing undermines financial aid
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Ramp-up to Readiness
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
College is affordable: A pilot study
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Talent Development High Schools
Working together school-family-community partnerships: A toolkit for New Mexico school communities
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Developmental education in community colleges
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
A shared agenda: Action alert for higher education leaders
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
What works in student retention 2010
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Community college and high school partnerships
HBCU distance learning 2010
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Women on the rise
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Latinos in graduate education
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Accelerated learning for all
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
State future workforce gap summaries
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Pathways to excellence
A Culture of Evidence: An Evidence-Centered Approach to Accountability for Student Learning Outcomes
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
UA Adult Focus
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Preparing for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Motivating the unmotivated student
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Nontraditional undergraduates
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Do grants matter?
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Raising and educating healthy boys: A report on the growing crisis in boys' education
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Improving access to the baccalaureate
Reflections on college access and persistence
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Five ways education pays initiative
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Trends in student aid 2011
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
California District Report Cards
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Assuring academic quality in the 21st century: Self-regulation in a new era
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Why is college so expensive?
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Supporting first-generation college students through classroom-based practices
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Pat Tillman Foundation
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Prison vs. Princeton
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Parent engagement toolkit
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
SREB Factbook on higher education
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Access to Learning
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
Community colleges under stress
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Retooling career and technical education
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
National college access network
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
College completion: Additional efforts could help education with its completion goals
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
College readiness begins in middle school
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Schools to watch
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Parents reports of school practices to provide information to families: 1996 and 2003
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Reaching higher ground: Parental outreach programs at the postsecondary level
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
College tools for schools
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
National League of Cities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Low-income students and college success: More than money
College of Adult and Professional Studies
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
What works in student retention
Engaging parents in education: Lessons from five parental information and resource centers
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Education watch 2009
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
New measures of student success in public higher education
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
The productivity argument for investing in young children
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
College for all?
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Opportunity for all: How the American public benefits from internet access at U.S. libraries
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Transfer and articulation policies
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
What is "career ready"?
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Think College Indiana!
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Engaging diverse viewpoints: What is the campus climate for perspective taking?
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
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
Women Employed
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Puente Project
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Parent primer on career exploration
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
The Breakthrough High School project
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Building a strong community partnership
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
Just and efficient college finance
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Bridge Partnership
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
A college access contract
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Promoting parent involvement, improving student outcomes
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Education Trust-West
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Indiana Partnerships Center
The public realities of private student loans
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Project U-turn
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
5 Education factors in focus
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
College Greenlight
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Catalyst for change: The CIC/CLA consortium
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure