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Author(s):The State PIRG's Higher Education Project
Title:Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Organization:U.S. PIRG Higher Education Project
Short Description:This report looks at the issue of unmanageable debt as it pertains to college graduates entering two critical public service careers: teaching and social work. Given increasing dependence on student loans, borrowers graduating from four-year schools and working in these two public service careers often carry more debt than they can manage.
Annotation:This report looks at the issue of unmanageable debt as it pertains to college graduates entering two critical public service careers: teaching and social work. Given increasing dependence on student loans, borrowers graduating from four-year schools and working in these two public service careers often carry more debt than they can manage. The prospect of burdensome debt likely deters skilled and dedicated college graduates from entering and staying in important careers educating our nation’s children and helping the country’s most vulnerable populations.
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Borrowing/Student Debt
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
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One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
2012 Household financial planning survey
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Information constraints and financial aid policy
How America pays for college 2011
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Grading student loans
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Trends in college pricing 2012
College is affordable: A pilot study
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Women Employed
Student lending's failing grade
Loan forgiveness for specialized instructional support personnel (including school counselors) frequently asked questions
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
The College Match Program
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Returning to our roots: Student access
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Facts about college access and affordability
How the borrowing process works
Federal Aid First
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
McNair scholar handbook
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Parent primer on career exploration
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Project on student debt: State by state data
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Higher education accountability for student learning
The American freshman: National norms for fall 2005
Trends in student aid 2007
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
First generation college students: A literature review
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Lumina Foundation focus
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
NCHEMS information center
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
GI bill: A reality check
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Merit aid and college access
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
The federal government and the student aid partnership
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Trends in college pricing 2006
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Quick facts about student debt
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
National Urban League Scholarships
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Postsecondary success
The Condition of Education 2010
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Official cohort default rates for schools
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Back to College (Back2College)
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Loan forgivness for public service employees
NASFAA's cash for college
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Measuring up 2008
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Does money matter?
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
ACE Online Information Center
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Canadians’ attitudes towards financing postsecondary education: Who should pay and how?
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Rising by Degrees
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Making high school students into "college material"
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
Think college? Me? Now?
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
College access and success state data
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Economic state of young America
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans (ISM Loans)
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
Education watch 2009
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Student Loan Borrower Assistance
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Campaign for High School Equity
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Trends in college pricing 2010
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
HBCU distance learning 2010
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Facing facts: Public attitudes and fiscal realities in five stressed states
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Project U-turn
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
The new net price calculator for college website
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Indiana's Cash for College
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Income Based Repayment Calculator
The connection between health and high school dropout
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Complete College America
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
College Board online college planning resources
The Princeton Review
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Contending with financial inequality
Admission possible
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
National association of state approving agencies
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
NIH loan repayment programs
Equal justice works: Loan repayment assistance programs for public interest lawyers
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
The role of student loans in college access
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
USA Funds
Council for Opportunity in Education
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Best Business Schools
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Who graduates in California?
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Ed Fund
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Economic mobility project
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Low income student scholarships
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
What every student should know about federal aid
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Adventures in Education - High School (English and Spanish Versions)
Adventures in Education - Middle School (English and Spanish Versions)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
How do I pay for college?
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Federal student aid: Graduate and professional studies
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
College Search Database.com
Find the best colleges for you: Focus on information that matters (English and Spanish Versions)
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Advocacy in action toolkit
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
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
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
You can go! Educator resources
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombusman
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Repository of resources for undocumented students
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
College hopes and worries survey
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Why access matters: The community college student body
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Consumer guide to changes in Federal Pell grants and student loans for 2012-13
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
The price of poverty in big time college sport
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The undereducated American
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The Student Guide
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Mission: Possible!
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Repayment glossary
College Planning Resources
College: Making It Happen
African American students and U.S. high schools
Digest of Education Statistics
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Economic diversity on campus
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Institute for Educational Leadership
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
What works for Latino students
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Scholarship guide
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Project Complete
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
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
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
A Better Chance.org
Adventures in education: For college students
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
College Board scholarship search
The Sallie Mae Fund
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
The Breakthrough High School project
Community college fast facts
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
The national articulation and transfer network
Access to success initiative
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Education Planner
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
No merit in these scholarships
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Trends in college pricing 2003
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Statement before the subcommittee on personnel committee on armed services United States senate
Cashing in on the GI bill
GI blues
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
GI bill education benefits
Debunking the myth
The art of student retention
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
College Board Calculators
ACT financial aid need estimator
Federal financial aid
Mapping your future
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
National football league high school website: Academics
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges
College access: From the inside out
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Catching the Dream
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
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
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Federal Student Aid at a Glance (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You (Spanish language version)
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
America's private public schools
College Resources for Parents
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Center on Education and the Workforce
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Web tables: Choosing a postsecondary institution
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Ensuring success for returning veterans
The US STEM education model (simulation)
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Deciding on postsecondary education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Financial aid in theory and practice
Too small to help: The plight of financially distressed private student loan borrowers
Summer Search
Education Equality Project
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Indiana higher education facts
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The future of middle-skill jobs
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
State future workforce gap summaries
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Ranking Systems Clearinghouse
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Breakthrough Collaborative
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Educational Policy Improvement Center
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Survey of Canadian career college students: Phase II -- In-school student survey
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Recognizing excellence? Canada’s merit scholarships
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey