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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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Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Latino college completion in 50 states
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
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
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Western Policy Exchanges
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Who graduates in California?
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The family: America's smallest school
National Council of La Raza
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
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
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Collegiate learning assessement project
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Education Equality Project
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
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
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
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
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Center on Education and the Workforce
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
How much are college students borrowing?
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Measuring up 2008
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
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
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
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
Excelencia in education
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
College learning for the new global century
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
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
Data sources for improving college access and success
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
College success programs
Opportunity in America: The role of education
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Creating a college-going culture guide
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
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
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Colorado Reports
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Center for Law and Social Policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
More student success: A systemic solution
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Breaking through: Factsheet
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Improving the odds for failing schools
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
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
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
College completion toolkit
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
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
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
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
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
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
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
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Latino college completion: State series
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
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
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
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
Adult college completion toolkit
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
"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
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
2012 SREB Annual Report
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
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
The condition of education 2011
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Impacting college-going and completion rates in your community: Taking a systems approach
The Future Ready Project
HSIs 2009-10
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Gender inequalities in education
The false promise of class-size reduction
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Closing the gap between high school and college
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Student success in higher education
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
A detection model of college withdrawal
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
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Cohort default rates in context
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
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
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
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
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
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
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
All Kinds of Minds
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Collaborating for success
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
McNair scholar handbook
College For Every Student
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Economic state of young America
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Workers need training, not tough talk
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Student loans and public accountability
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary Access and Success
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
College is possible
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Postsecondary education opportunity
First generation college students: A literature review
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Bridges to Success
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Educational needs index
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
The art of student retention
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Measuring up 2006
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
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
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
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
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Education and incarceration
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Just for the kids
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Summer Search
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
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
College access and success state data
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Flexible learning options for adult students
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
The future of middle-skill jobs
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
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
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Rising by Degrees
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Family factors and student outcomes
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
College InSight
The effects of public support on college attainment
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Community College 2.0
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Grantmakers for Education
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
National Center for Academic Transformation
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Education pays 2010
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Understanding the working college student
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
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
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
The condition of education in brief: 2005
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
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
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
SREB/Go Alliance
The Condition of Education 2010
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
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
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
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
The nature of innovation in the community college
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Time to Completion Web Site
A shared agenda: Action alert for higher education leaders
Pathways to College Network
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
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
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
College readiness and high school-to-college success
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Making high school students into "college material"
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Indiana by the numbers
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Gateway to College
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Deciding on postsecondary education
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
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
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Talent Development High Schools
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Working together school-family-community partnerships: A toolkit for New Mexico school communities
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
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
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Involving parents
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Building strong families 2004
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
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
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
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
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Education and economic competitiveness
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
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
Diverse issues in higher education
National Center for Family Literacy
I-STEM Resource Network
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Project Complete
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
The real technology challenge
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Economic mobility of black and white families
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
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
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
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
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
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
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Parents want to know
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Ramp-up to Readiness
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
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Parents' guide to student success
Adult College Completion Network
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Developmental education in community colleges
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?
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
What works in student retention 2010
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Changing the conversation about productivity: Strategies for engaging faculty and institutional leaders
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Best practices in social media: Summary of findings from the second comprehensive study of social media use by schools, colleges, and universities
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
A portrait of school improvement grantees
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
College is affordable: A pilot study
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
An examination of the information technology job market
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
College Greenlight
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
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
Supporting first-generation college students through classroom-based practices
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
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
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
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
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
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
Think College Indiana!
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Five ways education pays initiative
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
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
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
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
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
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Transfer and articulation policies
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The US STEM education model (simulation)
HBCU distance learning 2010
Community college and high school partnerships
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Catalyst for change: The CIC/CLA consortium
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Trends in student aid 2011
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Pat Tillman Foundation
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Women Employed
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
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
5 Education factors in focus
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
What is "career ready"?
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
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
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
California District Report Cards
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Prison vs. Princeton
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
A Culture of Evidence: An Evidence-Centered Approach to Accountability for Student Learning Outcomes
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Parent primer on career exploration
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
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
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
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
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Fixing No Child Left Behind
College of Adult and Professional Studies
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
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Pathways to excellence
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
The Breakthrough High School project
Engaging parents in education: Lessons from five parental information and resource centers
A college access contract
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Retooling career and technical education
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
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
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
College readiness begins in middle school
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Just and efficient college finance
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Do grants matter?
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
National college access network
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
College completion: Additional efforts could help education with its completion goals
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Reaching higher ground: Parental outreach programs at the postsecondary level
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Raising and educating healthy boys: A report on the growing crisis in boys' education
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Building a strong community partnership
Bridge Partnership
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Promoting parent involvement, improving student outcomes
Puente Project
Improving access to the baccalaureate
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Accelerated learning for all
Women on the rise
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Latinos in graduate education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
What works in student retention
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
Motivating the unmotivated student
Preparing for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Nontraditional undergraduates
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Parents reports of school practices to provide information to families: 1996 and 2003
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Schools to watch
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
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Reflections on college access and persistence
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Education watch 2009
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
New measures of student success in public higher education
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
The public realities of private student loans
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
SREB Factbook on higher education
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Access to Learning
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
National League of Cities
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
State future workforce gap summaries
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Community colleges under stress
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Indiana Partnerships Center
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
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
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
College tools for schools
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
The productivity argument for investing in young children
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
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
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
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
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Project U-turn
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Education Trust-West
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
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): A primer for parents
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
College for all?
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
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
Opportunity for all: How the American public benefits from internet access at U.S. libraries
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Engaging diverse viewpoints: What is the campus climate for perspective taking?
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Why is college so expensive?
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence