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Author(s):US Department of Education
Title:A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Source:http://www.che.state.in.us/meetings/agendas/200...
Date:2006
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Short Description:Examines the state of US college access, affordability, financial aid, student success, accountability and transparency, and innovation in the twenty-first century.
Annotation:This report examines the state of US college access, affordability, financial aid, student success, accountability and transparency, and innovation in the twenty-first century. While many high points are applauded, significant shortcomings in the US system of higher education are brought to attention in the report.
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College Access
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
National Perspectives
Policy
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development

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SREB/Go Alliance
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
The degree qualifications profile
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Improving community college success
Latino college completion: State series
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The role of mentoring in college access and success
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The condition of education 2011
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
I-STEM Resource Network
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
The real technology challenge
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
Windows on achievement and inequality
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
McNair scholar handbook
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Workers need training, not tough talk
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The national articulation and transfer network
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Finding the right college for you
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
YMCA
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Taxing matters
Cashing in on the GI bill
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Catching the Dream
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
What works for Latino students
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
USA Funds
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Do grants matter?
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Cracking the credit hour
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The Future Ready Project
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
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
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
The art of student retention
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Grappling with the access problem
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Education and the economy: An indicators report
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Opening Doors project publications
College Access: Indiana
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
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
Retooling career and technical education
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
The state of American manhood
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Economic mobility project
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Economic mobility of black and white families
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Center for Law and Social Policy
Diverse issues in higher education
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
College.gov
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Student success in higher education
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Community college student survey
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Closing the gap between high school and college
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
The rise of college student borrowing
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
The US STEM education model (simulation)
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Community College 2.0
The College Completion Agenda
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
The new net price calculator for college website
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
National Center for Academic Transformation
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
CollegeFish.org
Complete College America
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Making high school students into "college material"
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
SREB Factbook on higher education
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Hearing on non-traditional students
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Operation College Promise
The global gender gap index: 2011
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
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
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
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
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
An examination of the information technology job market
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Financial aid in theory and practice
The public realities of private student loans
Summer Search
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
The productivity argument for investing in young children
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Does money matter?
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Does money matter? II
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Trends in student aid 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Growing What Works Database
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
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
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
The breaking through practice guide
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Center on Education and the Workforce
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Developmental education in community colleges
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Increasing the number of STEM graduates: Insights from the US STEM education and modeling project
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Why is college so expensive?
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Everybody ready for college
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Academic competitiveness grants
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
The Breakthrough High School project
Higher education accountability for student learning
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Education and economic competitiveness
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate 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
National Council of La Raza
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Nontraditional undergraduates
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Returning to our roots: Student access
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
American Indian higher education consortium
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Trends in college pricing 2006
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Investing in America's future
Solutions for our future.org
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
School relationships foster success for African American students
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Lumina Foundation focus
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Just and efficient college finance
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Data sources for improving college access and success
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
The student debt crisis
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in student aid 2012
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
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?
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Adult college completion toolkit
"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
Common measures for college access and success
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
What is "career ready"?
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Healthcare
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
How America pays for college 2012
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Women Employed
The case for change in college admissions
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Trends in student aid 2011
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Leveraging data for college completion
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Adolescent literacy
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
College success programs
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
National college access network
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latinos in graduate education
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Excelencia in education
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Just for the kids
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
The debt explosion among college graduates
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Student loan forgiveness programs
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
American FactFinder
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Documenting the shift to merit
The federal government and the student aid partnership
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
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
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
National football league high school website: Academics
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Middle Start
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Digest of Education Statistics
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
College access and tax credits
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Accelerated learning for all
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
EPAS®: A system that works
How do I pay for college?
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Trends in student aid 2007
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Access to success initiative
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A college access contract
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Facts about college access and affordability
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
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
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Orphan Foundation of America
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The Sallie Mae Fund
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
A Better Chance.org
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Encouraging girls in math and science
Breaking through: Factsheet
Education Finance Council
Education and economic mobility
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Tapping America's Potential
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
State higher education finance: 2007
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Gateway to College
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Schools, skills, and synapses
Flexible learning options for adult students
Gender inequalities in education
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
A sound investment: The community college dividend
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Latino college completion: Florida
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
YourWordsToday.org
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Grantmakers for Education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Financial education in TRIO programs
Pathways to College Network
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Student debt and the class of 2008
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The effects of public support on college attainment
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Trends in college pricing 2009
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Field guide for improving student success
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
The feasibility of streamlining aid for college through the tax system
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Think college? Me? Now?
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Commission to Build a Healthier America
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Trends in college pricing 2011
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
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
College Search Database.com
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Project WIn-Win
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Student lending's failing grade
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Student debt and the class of 2011
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
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
StudentLoanJustice.org
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Education watch 2009
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Student debt 101
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
2010-2011 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Time to Completion Web Site
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The workplace realities
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Community college and high school partnerships
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
HBCU distance learning 2010
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Understanding the working college student
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
CollegeMeasures.org
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
What works in student retention 2010
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Cohort default rate resources
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Trends in student aid 2010
Adult College Completion Network
College completion toolkit
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Steps taken on the path forward
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Ten facts about the recovery
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Trends in student aid 2008
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
NASFAA's cash for college
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
The future workforce of Indiana
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
National Institute for Literacy
National Center on Education and the Economy
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Federal Aid First
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's guide to paying for college
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Adventures in education: For parents
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Parent primer on career exploration
Who graduates in California?
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
More student success: A systemic solution
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Indiana college success coalition
What every college access practitioner should know about: Unintended consequences, criminal justice edition
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Database of 21st century skills assessments
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Education and public safety
National and state data
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Quality counts 2008
Community college fast facts
Rural America at a glance (2003)
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Accelerated developmental education project
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Student debt and the class of 2006
Are private high schools better academically than public 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
Enhancing student success in education: Summary report of the NPEC Initiative and National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Institute for Educational Leadership
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Looking for student aid
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Dream it! Do it!
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
SoMD CAN Curriculum Guides
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Access to higher education in Indiana
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
High hopes, big debts
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Bridging the gap between high school and college
College access: From the inside out
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
The literacy of America's college students
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
National association of state approving agencies
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
GI bill: A reality check
OECD Programme for international student assessment
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Project on student debt.org
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Contending with financial inequality
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Merit aid and college access
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
2002 State new economy index
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Federal student aid for counselors
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Education and incarceration
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Latinos in undergraduate education
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
The competitiveness index: Where America stands
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
CollegeCosts.info
Students with disabilities: Preparing for postsecondary education: Know your rights and responsibilities
Indiana dollars for scholars
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Education Planner
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
College Compass
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Community College Research Center
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Trends in college pricing 2003
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Trends in college pricing 2012
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
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
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
U.S. News Veterans Education Resource Guide
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for A