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Author(s):Gullatt, Y., and Jan, W
Title:How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
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Date:2003
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Short Description:Surveys the history of pre-collegiate academic development programs and reviews the literature in the field, discussing principles of practice common to outreach programs.
Annotation:The first half of this paper surveys the history of pre-collegiate academic development programs, reviews the literature in the field, and discusses the principles of practice common to outreach programs. In the second half, effective practices are identified and four exemplary programs are described. The paper concludes with suggestions for future research.
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Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
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Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
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Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
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Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
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Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
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Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
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Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
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Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
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Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
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Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
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Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
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New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
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Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Latino achievement in America
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
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Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Achievement in America
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Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
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Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
National College Access Program Directory
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The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
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Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
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Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
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Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
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Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
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Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Ensuring academic success for English learners
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
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Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Measuring up 2006
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Peak experiences
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Office of Indian education programs
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Education watch online
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Bridges to Success
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Pathways to college access and success
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
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Our impoverished view of education reform
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
TRIO Programs
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The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
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Postsecondary Access and Success
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
The national articulation and transfer network
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Breaking through: Factsheet
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
The minds of boys
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
The impact of peers on college preparation: A review of the literature
The state of learning disabilities 2009
The academics athletics trade-off: Universities and intercollegiate athletics
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
College readiness for all toolbox
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Breakthrough Collaborative
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
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Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
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
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Is school funding fair? A national report card
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
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
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Developmental education in community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Family factors and student outcomes
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
The condition of education 2011
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
On the road to success
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
What we know about dual enrollment
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
College Greenlight
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
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
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?
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Adult college completion toolkit
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
"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
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Preparing students to transition from high school to college: A review of the perceptions surrounding college and the challenges students face as they prepare for their collegiate experience
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
SREB State progress reports 2012
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Healthcare
Mobility makers
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
National Coalition for College Completion
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
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
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The Future Ready Project
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Project U-turn
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
YourWordsToday.org
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Education Trust-West
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
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.
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Community college and high school partnerships
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
I Need a Pencil.com
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Grantmakers for Education
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Which achievement gap?
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
International Benchmarking Toolkit
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
State future workforce gap summaries
The future workforce of Indiana
YouthBuild USA
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Financial education in TRIO programs
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Growing What Works Database
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
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
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
College-going cultures in urban high schools
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
More student success: A systemic solution
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Middle-class schools for all
Windows on achievement and inequality
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Center for Law and Social Policy
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Science and mathematics education indicators
I-STEM Resource Network
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Kids2College
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The future of public education in New Orleans
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Accelerated developmental education project
Academic competitiveness grants
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Mentors en Español
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Preparing for college
Expanding learning time in high schools
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
African American students and U.S. high schools
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Washington Data and Reports
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
What's wrong with guys?
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Collegiate learning assessement project
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Student African American Brotherhood
IUPUI SAAB summer bridge program
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Teaching and learning across the class divide
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Earnings by attainment
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
National Council of La Raza
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Dropout prevention programs: Right intent, wrong focus, and some suggestions on where to go from here
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Preparing for college: Building expectations, changing realities
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
GEAR UP
Education Trust, Inc
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
American student achievement institute
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Creating helping environments for college-going: The CHEPA CHEC-list for counselors
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Indian students and college preparation
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
College learning for the new global century