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Author(s):Draut, T
Title:Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Organization:Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action
Short Description:This report focuses on issues of college access and affordability, examining trends in enrollment, completion, and cost, and provides a proposal developed by Demos to strengthen the federal financial aid system so it again delivers on the promise of ensuring access to college regardless of family income.
Annotation:This testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, describes what the author refers to as the "debt for diploma" system, and its impact on young peoples' choices about college, and opportunities for upward social mobility. The report focuses on issues of college access and affordability, examining trends in enrollment, completion, and cost, and provides a proposal developed by Demos to strengthen the federal financial aid system so it again delivers on the promise of ensuring access regardless of family income.
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Borrowing/Student Debt
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid

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The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Student loans and public accountability
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Cohort default rates in context
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
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)
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Trends in student aid 2010
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Postsecondary success
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
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Student debt 101
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Improving the odds for failing schools
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
The economic value of opportunity youth
Prison vs. Princeton
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The student debt crisis
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
How America pays for college 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
Complete College America
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
SREB/Go Alliance
Center on Education and the Workforce
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
The rise of college student borrowing
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Ensuring success for returning veterans
HBCU distance learning 2010
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Gender inequalities in education
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
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
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Mobility makers
Educational opportunity for all?
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Higher education accountability for student learning
School Redesign Network
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Opening Doors project publications
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
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
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Miles to go: Louisiana
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Center for Student Opportunity
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
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
Costs, prices, and affordability
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
College access: From the inside out
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
NCHEMS information center
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
No merit in these scholarships
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Trends in student aid 2005
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Trends in student aid 2003
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Trends in student aid 2009
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Growing What Works Database
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
The public realities of private student loans
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Gateway to College
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
National Council of La Raza
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Economic mobility project
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The future of public education in New Orleans
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Student debt and the class of 2006
Postsecondary Access and Success
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
"Careers for the future" education program
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community colleges under stress
NASFAA's cash for college
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Diverse issues in higher education
Project Complete
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
The future of middle-skill jobs
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Does money matter? II
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
College success programs
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
The art of student retention
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Project on student debt.org
State of college admission 2007
Grappling with the access problem
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Education and incarceration
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Frequently asked questions about college costs
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
What works for Latino students
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
The debt explosion among college graduates
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Colorado Reports
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
College Access: Indiana
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
The Breakthrough High School project
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Hearing on non-traditional students
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Latino college completion: Texas
Student lending's failing grade
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Latino college completion: California
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Grading student loans
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
How America pays for college 2011
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
2012 Household financial planning survey
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Private student loans
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
College is affordable: A pilot study
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Trends in student aid 2012
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombusman
Student debt and the class of 2011
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Cracking the credit hour
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
College hopes and worries survey
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
On the road to success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
The effects of public support on college attainment
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The breaking through practice guide
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
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
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Why is college so expensive?
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Latino college completion: Florida
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
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
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
The impact of teacher experience
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Student debt and the class of 2010
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Leveraging data for college completion
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Digest of Education Statistics
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Low income student scholarships
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
National and state data
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
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
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Trends in college pricing 2006
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Reflections on college access and persistence
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Contending with financial inequality
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
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Indiana dollars for scholars
Lumina Foundation for Education
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
State higher education finance: FY 2003
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
African American achievement in America
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
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
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The role of student loans in college access
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Canadians’ attitudes towards financing postsecondary education: Who should pay and how?
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Trends in college pricing 2009
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Canadian college student finances
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
The value of value-added data
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Education watch 2009
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Campaign for High School Equity
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
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
Student debt and the class of 2007
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Project on student debt: State by state data
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Community college fast facts
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Trends in student aid 2007
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Academic competitiveness grants
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Economic mobility of black and white families
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Breaking through: Factsheet
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Federal Aid First
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
How the borrowing process works
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Facts about college access and affordability
Windows on achievement and inequality
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
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
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
College Board scholarship search
The Sallie Mae Fund
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
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
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Indiana by the numbers
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
For every 100 girls...
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Ed Fund
Scholarships for Hispanics
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
The state of learning disabilities 2009
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Think college? Me? Now?
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Official cohort default rates for schools
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Time to Completion Web Site
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Rising by Degrees
Student debt and the class of 2008
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
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?
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Institutional aid survey
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Latino achievement in America
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Achievement in America
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
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
USA Funds
National college access network
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Data sources for improving college access and success
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Foundation for excellent schools
Puente Project
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
The Navigator
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Bridge Partnership
Admission possible
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Education watch online
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Trends in student aid 2006
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Cashing in on the GI bill
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Income contingent repayment plan
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
A new way on school integration
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
High hopes, big debts
American Indian college fund
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Financial aid for Native American students
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
National College Access Program Directory
Excelencia in education
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Quick facts about student debt
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
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
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Teaching and learning across the class divide
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Leading by example
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Repayment frequently asked questions
Repayment glossary
How do I pay for college?
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana State Profile
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
What's wrong with guys?
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
EFC Formula, 2012-13
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
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
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The Future Ready Project
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Women Employed
Closing the gap between high school and college
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
I Need a Pencil.com
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Cohort default rate resources
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Student success in higher education
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
The false promise of class-size reduction
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Trends in college pricing 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Latino college completion: State series
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
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Student debt and the class of 2009
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
College planning for undocumented students
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
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
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Community College 2.0
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
What educators should learn from ER
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Family factors and student outcomes
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Know before you owe (student loans)
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
An examination of the information technology job market
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Trends in college pricing 2012
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Adult college completion toolkit
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
National and regional accreditation information