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Author(s):Complete College America
Title:Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Organization:Complete College America
Short Description:The intentions were noble. It was hoped that remediation programs would be an academic bridge from poor high school preparation to college readiness — a grand idea inspired by our commitment to expand access to all who seek a college degree. Sadly, remediation has become instead higher education’s “Bridge to Nowhere.”
Annotation:The intentions were noble. It was hoped that remediation programs would be an academic bridge from poor high school preparation to college readiness — a grand idea inspired by our commitment to expand access to all who seek a college degree. Sadly, remediation has become instead higher education’s “Bridge to Nowhere.” This broken remedial bridge is travelled by some 1.7 million beginning students each year, most of whom will not reach their destination — graduation. It is estimated that states and students spent more than $3 billion on remedial courses last year with very little student success to show for it. While more students must be adequately prepared for college, this current remediation system is broken. The very structure of remediation is engineered for failure.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
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Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Cohort default rates in context
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Accelerated learning for all
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Data sources for improving college access and success
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
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
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Common measures for college access and success
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
I-STEM Resource Network
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
The undereducated American
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Community College 2.0
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
Education watch 2009
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
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
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Leveraging data for college completion
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Three policies to reduce time to degree
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
What is "career ready"?
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2011
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Improving community college success
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Information constraints and financial aid policy
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
The case for change in college admissions
A detection model of college withdrawal
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
IPEDS Data Center
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Considerations for state colleges and universities in a post-recession America
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College for all?
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Diploma to nowhere
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
First generation college students: A literature review
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The state of American manhood
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
College access and success state data
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
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
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
The global gender gap index: 2011
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Everybody ready for college
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Steps taken on the path forward
Student success in higher education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Education for life and work: Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
How America pays for college 2012
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Student progression through developmental sequences in community colleges
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
State future workforce gap summaries
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Early intervention program and college partnerships
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
UA Adult Focus
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Remedial education at degree-granting postsecondary institutions in Fall 2000
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Educational needs index
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
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
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The Future Ready Project
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
State policy profiles for completion by design
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
The Condition of Education 2010
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Rising by Degrees
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
The future of middle-skill jobs
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Windows on achievement and inequality
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
McNair scholar handbook
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
When it comes to school, girls rule
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Gender inequalities in education
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Scaling community college interventions
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Adolescent literacy
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
How America saves for college: 2010
2012 SREB Annual Report
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
The effects of public support on college attainment
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Postsecondary Access and Success
School Redesign Network
Retooling career and technical education
Student loans and public accountability
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update