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Author(s):Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Title:Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Organization:Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Short Description:This (Spanish language) guide assists Hispanic students and their families in preparing for college, beginning the college preparation process in middle school, and continuing through high school.
Annotation:This (Spanish language) guide assists Hispanic students and their families in preparing for college, beginning the college preparation process in middle school, and continuing through high school. Information about community college transfer and financial aid is included.
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College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Community Colleges
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
First Generation College Students
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
Preparation/College Readiness
Spanish-language Publications
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The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
How youth plan to fund college
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Indiana's Cash for College
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
What educators should learn from ER
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The four keys: Unlocking high school success and the path to college
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Education Trust-West
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Financial education in TRIO programs
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Education pays 2010
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
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 (aggregate analysis)
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
The false promise of class-size reduction
Gender inequalities in education
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
National Coalition for College Completion
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Everybody ready for college
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Trends in student aid 2011
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Advocacy in action toolkit
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Cohort default rates in context
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Trends in student aid 2012
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Engaging students, challenging the odds
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Guia para estudiantes (Guide for students)
Preparing for college
State of college admission 2007
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Financial aid for Native American students
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Thinking college early
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
USA Funds
Latino achievement in America
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Measuring up 2006
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Turning college and career planning into family communication
Scholarship Help
College planning center
College Compass
The Princeton Review
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Education Planner
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Academic pathways to access and student success
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Technical Minority Scholarship Program
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
"Careers for the future" education program
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Indiana Next: A guide to life after high school
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
SREB Factbook on higher education
Summer Search
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Campaign for High School Equity
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Community college fast facts
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Adventures in education: For parents
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Mentors en Español
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Orphan Foundation of America
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Low-income students and college success: More than money
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
White students are racially isolated
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
McNair scholar handbook
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Improving math performance
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
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
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
College Access: Indiana
Helping Teens Succeed
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Guide for parents in the college admission process
Paying for College Workshop Toolkit
Partnership for Learning
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Translations for success
Opening Doors project publications
African American students and U.S. high schools
Creating a college-going culture guide
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
School Redesign Network
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
The Breakthrough High School project
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grants
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
The Sallie Mae Fund
2007 College preparatory kit for high school students
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Tips for parents with middle school teens: Countdown to college
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
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
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
College tools for schools
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Black Alliance for Educational Options
YouthBuild USA
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
NASFAA's cash for college
Community colleges under stress
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
ALPFA Scholarship Programs
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Sticker shock quiz: How much does college really cost?
Financial aid myths
U Links
Family affiliation scholarships
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Our impoverished view of education reform
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
FINAID - Family Contribution Estimator
Federal financial aid
Supporting parent, family, and community involvement in your school
College guidance
Involving Mom and Dad
FinAid! financial aid website
College Planning Network
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Section 529 state college savings programs
Documenting the shift to merit
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Latino youth and the pathway to college
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
College readiness begins in middle school
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
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
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Just and efficient college finance
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
African American achievement in America
National college access network
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
No merit in these scholarships
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Talent Development High Schools
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
What every student should know about federal aid
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Office of Indian education programs
Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges
Miles to go: Louisiana
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Reclaiming the American dream
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Frequently asked questions
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Spanish services training guide
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Types of colleges: What suits your child best
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Latinos in secondary education
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
College hopes and worries survey
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
College Abacus
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The economic value of opportunity youth
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Western Policy Exchanges
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
How America pays for college 2011
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Latino college completion: California
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
How college pricing undermines financial aid
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Trends in student aid 2010
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
HBCU distance learning 2010
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Afterschool Alliance
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Getting ready for high school (tips for parents from the American School Counselor Association)
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Postsecondary success
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
The College Place
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Does money matter? II
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
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
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Paying and saving for college
College Resources for Parents
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
College Savings Foundation
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Project U-turn
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Trends in college pricing 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Insuring college failure risk
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
eCampusTours.com: Paying for College
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
The value of value-added data
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
How America saves for college: 2010
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Why is college so expensive?
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
I Need a Pencil.com
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Trends in college pricing 2011
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Improving the odds for failing schools
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
State policy profiles for completion by design
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
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
The student debt crisis
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
2012 Household financial planning survey
GraduateTutor.com: Your scholarship directory
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Grandparents investing in grandchildren: The Metlife study on how grandparents share their time, values, and money
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
How America pays for college 2012
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
BigFuture: By the College Board
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
What works for Latino students
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Financial aid letter.com
Funding Gaps 2006
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
How well do you know your child?
Why community colleges?
The key to success in community college
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
College prep glossary: College admissions from A to Z
Discover 10 ways to jump-start college planning: Help your child take the right steps, now
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Motivating the unmotivated student
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Student African American Brotherhood
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Prep for prep
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Admission possible
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Education watch online
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Native American culture: Education
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
The debt explosion among college graduates
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Improving your child's education: A guide for Latino parents
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Achievement in America
Financial aid resources
Categorical financial aid resources
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
The Citigroup college planning guide: Every New York City student can go to college
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Involving parents
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Act, Inc: College planning resources in Spanish
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
The Education Network college planning site
General financial aid resources
Sallie Mae financial aid calculators
Indiana family college savings program
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
NCHEMS information center
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Educational needs index
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
American student achievement institute
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Foundation for excellent schools
Knowledge is power program
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
College Board Calculators
Early college cost estimator
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
College Prep 101
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Back to College (Back2College)
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
American Indian Scholarships
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Institute of Real Estate Management Foundation Minority Outreach Scholarship
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Remission of fees (free tuition) for the child(ren) of a disabled veteran
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Sizing up state standards: 2008
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Facts for education advocates
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Trends in college pricing 2008
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Official cohort default rates for schools
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
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
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
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
How much are college students borrowing?
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
College bound? Don't get hooked by misleading financial aid offers
Best Business Schools
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Center for native education
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
A parent handbook for career development
2007 CHCI Pre-college planning checklist for parents & middle school students
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The future of public education in New Orleans
Middle-class schools for all
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Economic mobility of black and white families
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
College For Every Student
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Learning in a new key
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
State of college readiness for Latino students
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Access to success initiative
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Think College
SoMD CAN Curriculum Guides
My College Options
National Parent School Partnership Program
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Getting ready for college: Advising high school students with learning disabilities
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Inside the admissions process: What happens to your child's applications?
College application calendar: Save the date for college
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Federal student aid: Graduate and professional studies
Applications: A parent's role
Students with disabilities and access to community college: Continuing issues and new directions
How to Choose a College: A Guide for the Student with a Disability
The Student Guide
Creating Partnerships, Bridging worlds: Family and Community Engagement
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
The national articulation and transfer network
Purdue opportunity awards program
The family: America's smallest school
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
National Council of La Raza
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
National and state data
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Creating a culture of literacy: A guide for middle and high school principals
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Student poll: High school students want parents to be more involved in college planning
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Resources for intermediaries: Developing a budget for early college
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
A Pocket Guide to Choosing the Right College: Are you asking the right questions?
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
Indiana college access funding organizations
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Education Finance Council
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Explaining financial aid
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
College Navigator: Spanish version
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Adventures in education: For college students
My Child's Future (MyChildsFuture.org)
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Career preparation curriculum
College View
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
College Board scholarship search
College admission for homeschoolers
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Financial aid in theory and practice
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The Everyone Graduates Center
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
College-going cultures in urban high schools
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
SchoolGuides.org: Transition guides for students and their families
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans (ISM Loans)
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Princeton Review 2009 "College hopes and worries" survey findings
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Trends in student aid 2008
Measuring up 2008
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Corporate Scholarship Program
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
SEG Scholarship Program
Scholarship Gateway
Scholarships for American Indians
Indian Health Service Scholarship
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
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
Science and mathematics education indicators
I-STEM Resource Network
Dates, deadlines, and details: A monthly activity calendar
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
College Board online college planning resources
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
National Association of Street Schools
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
The college track: America's sorting machine
Parental involvement: Why it matters, how to get it
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Lumina Foundation focus
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
Reaching higher ground: Parental outreach programs at the postsecondary level
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Getting ready for college early: A handbook for parents of students in the middle and high school years
Center for student opportunity: College center
Sallie Mae: College answer
How to help your child prepare for education beyond high school
ACT financial aid need estimator
Talbot's student planning book
College Goal Sunday
Learn More financial aid information
E-Guidance counselor college planning site
Saving for College Website
Merit aid and college access
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Family Education Network: Preparing for College
Project on student debt.org
El Puente Project
Income contingent repayment plan
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The scholarship page
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Cashing in on the GI bill
Grappling with the access problem
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill education benefits
GI bill: A reality check
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Preparing students for success in college
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
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
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Financial aid estimators and calculators
Searchable scholarship database
Students with disabilities: Preparing for postsecondary education: Know your rights and responsibilities
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Indiana dollars for scholars
Lumina Foundation for Education
Postsecondary education opportunity
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
TRIO Programs
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Do and should financial aid packages affect students' college choices?
School relationships foster success for African American students
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Who goes to college? High school context, academic preparation, the college choice process, and college attendance
Voices in urban education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Education and incarceration
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
The segregation of American teachers
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Quick facts about student debt
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Financing early colleges for native youth
Indian students and college preparation
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
American Indian science and engineering society
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Top American research universities
Center for Student Opportunity
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The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Boys and girls harbor
Bridge Partnership
EPAS®: A system that works
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
IUPUI SAAB summer bridge program
Cómo obtener su GED (How to obtain your GED)
Twenty things you need to know about financing college
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
Digest of Education Statistics
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
The college search: How you can help your child
How not to be a helicopter parent
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Great schools: Countdown to college
College guide for students with disabilities
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Latinos in elementary education
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Getting there–and beyond: Building a culture of college-going in high schools
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
California District Report Cards
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Financial awareness counseling
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
SREB State progress reports 2012
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Student debt and the class of 2011
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
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Prison vs. Princeton
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Mobility makers
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Grading student loans
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Twenty-first Century Scholars Indiana college assistance and incentives resource book
The price of poverty in big time college sport
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
25 incredible sites to learn how to transfer college credits
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Research support for school counseling
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Cohort default rate resources
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Latino college completion: Texas
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
The rise of college student borrowing
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Which achievement gap?
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Student debt and the class of 2008
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
No Excuses University Network
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Survey Of Secondary School Students
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Counselor and college access provider activities to create a college-going culture
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Federal Student Aid at a Glance
The breaking through practice guide
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
College going culture baseline expectations
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
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Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities