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Author(s):Education Week
Title:Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Organization:Education Week
Short Description:The State Highlights Reports provide a state-by-state snapshot of performance along the 13 education indicators that make up the "Chance-for-Success Index." The reports also show to what degree state policies are aligning standards along the education pipeline.
Annotation:The State Highlights Reports provide a state-by-state snapshot of performance along the 13 education indicators that make up the "Chance-for-Success Index," including family income, kindergarten enrollment, high school graduation, and postsecondary participation. The reports also show to what degree state policies are aligning standards along the education pipeline.
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Early Childhood Education/School Readiness
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
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Graduation rates in Indiana: An analysis of various methods of caluculating graduation rates
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
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
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
College access: A framework for systemic program development
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
What works for Latino students
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
State and district-level support for successful transitions into high school
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Early warning indicator systems
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Is high school tough enough?
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
What educators should learn from ER
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Research support for school counseling
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
SREB State progress reports 2012
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The College Match Program
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Gender inequalities in education
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
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
The College Completion Agenda
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
High school remediation
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
A framework for a multi-state human capital development data system
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
State pre-k assessment policies: Issues and status
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
State policy profiles for completion by design
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Washington Data and Reports
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Differential grading standards among high schools
EPAS®: A system that works
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
A voice from the middle
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Latinos in secondary education
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Making middle grades work
Middle Start
Online interactive pre-kindergarten database
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Indian students and college preparation
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
Strategic instruction model
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Measuring up 2004
Do graduation tests measure up: A closer look at state high school exit exams
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
School relationships foster success for African American students
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
The Kalamazoo Promise
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The national articulation and transfer network
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
The Breakthrough High School project
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
The family: America's smallest school
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Meeting the invention challenge
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
2008 College-bound seniors
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Educational Policy Improvement Center
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Chasing the high school graduation rate: Getting the data we need and using it right
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
Measuring up 2008
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
College tools for schools
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
California State University: Early assessment program
State future workforce gap summaries
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Learning what it takes: An initial look at how schools are using early warning data and collaborative response teams to keep all students on track to success
The future workforce of Indiana
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Sizing up state standards: 2008
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
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
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Still a freshman: Examining the prevalence and characteristics of ninth-grade retention across six states
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Summer Search
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Finishing high school: Alternative pathways and dropout recovery
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
The right data to the right people at the right time: How interoperability helps America's students succeed
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Knowing and being known: Personalization as a foundation for student learning
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Better outcomes for all: Promoting partnerships between Head Start and state Pre-K
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Center for Law and Social Policy
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Federal Education Budget Project
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Dropout prevention practice guide
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
The education success program
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Postsecondary education opportunity
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Getting it done: Ten steps to a state action agenda
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
High school graduation rankings and rates for fifty states 2002
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Education counts
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Tennessee higher education commission: The case for P-16 education in Tennessee
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
The state of preschool 2005: State preschool yearbook
Peak experiences
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Rethinking high school: Inaugural graduations at New York City's new high schools
Mathematics and science education in the states
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Online interactive kindergarten database
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Just for the kids
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
College learning for the new global century
Standards for quality online teaching
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
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
Enhancing student success in education: Summary report of the NPEC Initiative and National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
State education reforms – Standards, assessment, and accountability
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Project Mentor
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Advocacy in action toolkit
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Early warning system middle grades tool
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Expanded measures of school performance
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
The hidden costs of community colleges
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
End-of-course exams
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
On the road to success
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
New America Foundation Early Education Initiative
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
ED Data Express
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Parents' guide to student success
College completion toolkit
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The false promise of class-size reduction
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Developmental education in community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2008
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Closing the gap between high school and college
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
The first year of high school
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Third grade reading policies
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
2012 SREB Annual Report
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Transfer and articulation policies
State characteristics: Kindergarten
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Community college and high school partnerships
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Chidren's Budget 2010
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Shifting trends in special education
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
The undereducated American
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Latino college completion: Florida
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The Condition of Education 2010
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Diploma to nowhere
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
What are examples of state legislation focused on high school dropout prevention?
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Postsecondary success
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
SREB/Go Alliance
The achievement gap where you live
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
College readiness issue brief: Using data to improve educational outcomes
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
The effects of public support on college attainment
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Council for Exceptional Children
The connection between health and high school dropout
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
College InSight
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Alternative schools and programs for public school students at risk of educational failure: 2007-08
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Adolescent literacy
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
8th Annual AP report to the nation
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Supporting our youngest children: Early Head Start programs in 2010
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Common core state standards alignment
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Latino college completion: California
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Cohort default rates in context
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Leveraging data for college completion
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Data for action 2011
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Indiana college completion rates 2007
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Relationships between EPAS scores and college preparatory course work in high school
Alternatives to the grade point average as measures of academic achievement in college
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
ACT high school profile report: National
Selected state data
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Distance education
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Transfer college quality and student performance
Collegiate learning assessement project
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Kindergarten entrance ages: A 30 year trend analysis
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
The career pathways how-to guide
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
NAEP state comparisons
Turning Points
Talent Development High Schools
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Academic pathway inventories
P-16 Collaboration in the States
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
Joint platform for education reform
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Who's counted? Who's counting? Understanding high school graduation rates
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Education watch online
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
Evaluating the effectiveness of technology in our schools
Getting ready for college: What student engagement data can tell us
Forum guide to education indicators
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Education strengthened when treated as a seamless whole
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
High school coursework: Policy trends and implications for higher education
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the Common Core of Data: School years 2002-03 and 2003-04
Creating schools that work
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Projections of education statistics to 2015
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 1: Review of current and proposed graduation indicators
Reforming education in Indiana: High achievers speak out
Diplomas count: An essential guide to graduation policy and rates
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
High schools for the new millennium
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Ohio early college high school initiative
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement (Powerpoint)
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The challenge of access and persistence
Where have all the students gone
High school graduation rates, college continuation rates, and chance for college by state: 1986, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000
Indiana public school student population information
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Learning to earn
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Pathways to college access and success
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
2004 Public opinion survey on education in Indiana
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
The minds of boys
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Raising boys' achievement
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Indiana college success coalition
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Condition of education 2008
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Value-added analysis and education policy
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
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
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Accelerated developmental education project
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Database of 21st century skills assessments
First ask, then listen: How to get your students to help you teach them better
What is a college culture? Facilitating college preparation through organizational change
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
New bet for better schools? Diversifying philanthropic strategies to improve student learnings
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
The proficiency illusion
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
An early report on comprehensive high school conversions
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Developmental Education Toolkit
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Campaign for High School Equity
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
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
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2006-07
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
The challenge of college readiness
Advancing STEM learning across the educational pipeline: Statewide efforts in Ohio
Making high school students into "college material"
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
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
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
The impact of peers on college preparation: A review of the literature
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Gallup student poll national report
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
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
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Reenrollment of high school dropouts in a large, urban school district
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2006
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Indiana by the numbers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Gateway to College
Good Shepherd Services
YouthBuild USA
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
What is "career ready"?
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
2012 National survey of school counselors
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Smaller Learning Communities Annotated Bibliography
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Parsing the achievement gap II
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
College readiness for all toolbox
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Ounce of Prevention Fund
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Survey Of Secondary School Students
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Growing What Works Database
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
The Everyone Graduates Center
How much are college students borrowing?
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
The fiscal effects of investing in high-quality preschool programs
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Improving accountability in public education
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
More information on the methodology, data, and terms used in the AP dropout factory story
'Restoring value' to the high school diploma: The rhetoric and practice of higher standards
Indiana Core Transfer Library
Investing in children: An early learning strategy for Washington state
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Student debt and the class of 2006
State of college readiness for Latino students
What works clearinghouse: Dropout prevention
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
2007 ACT National and state scores
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Improving math performance
Making writing essential to teen lives
What's Fair?
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Update on advanced placement
Higher education accountability for student learning
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
The effects of cognitive-behavioral interventions on dropout for youth with disabilities
National dropout prevention center for students with disabilities
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Education Commission of the States: Database of virtual high schools
High school - Advanced placement
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
New England Journal of Higher Education
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
School funding's tragic flaw
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
State higher education finance: 2007
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Maintaining participation of Millennial Generation students in online learning environments
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Encouraging girls in math and science
Indiana's guide to paying for college
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
More student success: A systemic solution
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Education Trust, Inc
Indiana college intentions by county
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Indiana project on academic success
National college access network
Small schools, big results: Nebraska high school completion and postsecondary enrollment rates by size of school district
Indiana's Education Roundtable
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
Telling the whole truth (or not) about high school graduation rates
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Head start on college: Dual enrollment strategies in New England
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
High school graduation, completion, and dropout indicators: A primer and catalog
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
School counselors by state, 2002
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Ready or not: Creating a high school diploma that counts
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, by state
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
College readiness begins in middle school
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Frequently asked questions regarding Indiana's new high school course and credit requirements
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
Measuring up on college-level learning
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
The Gates effect
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Learning by degree: Real-life stories from three early collge high schools
State of college admission 2007
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Getting students ready for college and careers
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Keeping middle grades students on track to graduation - Powerpoint presentation
Dropout rates in the United States: 2001
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Education commission of the states' high school database
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Creating helping environments for college-going: The CHEPA CHEC-list for counselors
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
Indiana's dropout prevention tool-kit: A legislative primer
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement
Issue brief - What students need, part 1: Dropout prevention and recovery
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
The on-track indicator as a predictor of high school graduation
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
What counts: Defining and improving high school graduation rates
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Indiana guidance report: Learn More student survey
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
A study of admissions officers' perceptions of and attitudes toward homeschooled students
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
All over the map: State policies to improve the American high school
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Correctional education facts
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
State higher education finance: FY 2006
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Getting serious about high school graduation
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Access and participation profiles
College results graduation report generator
Dispelling the myth - online
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
Getting there–and beyond: Building a culture of college-going in high schools
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
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
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
MHEC in Indiana 2005-06: Responding to constituent's needs in a changing climate
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Expanding learning time in high schools
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Women on the rise
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
The key to success in community college
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
No child left behind: What it means for parents
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
The sensitivity of the ACT to instruction
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
What kind of test preparation is best?
Easing the transition to high school: Research and best practices designed to support high school learning
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
Dropping out of high school and the place of career and technical education: A survival analysis of surviving high school
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Search Institute
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Raising the compulsory school attendance age: The case for reform
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
AYP results for 2010-11
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Transforming education in America
Hearing on non-traditional students
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The case for change in college admissions
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
College Bound Seniors 2011
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Kids Count Data Center
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Supporting education policy and practice through common data standards: A policymaker's guide
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Why access matters: The community college student body
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
State education agency funding and staffing in the education reform era
Year two of implementing the common core state standards: States' progress and challenges
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Improving the odds for failing schools
Bullying and open enrollment
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
Can middle school reform increase high school graduation rates?
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Intervention policy
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Recognition and response: Pathways to school success for young children
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Indiana's Cash for College
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
The breaking through practice guide
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Latino college completion: Texas
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
Measuring inequity in school funding
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
The condition of education in brief: 2005
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Update on Indiana school referrenda
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
The degree qualifications profile
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
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
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Black Male Teens: Moving to Success in the High School Years
The economic case for higher education
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Enrollment management trends report: A snapshot of the 2011 ACT tested high school graduates
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Common Core implementation workbook
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
Preparing students to transition from high school to college: A review of the perceptions surrounding college and the challenges students face as they prepare for their collegiate experience
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Public education finances: 2010
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006