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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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Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Prison vs. Princeton
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Trends in student aid 2010
Student debt 101
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Financial aid in theory and practice
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
American Indian higher education consortium
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Postsecondary education opportunity
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
The economic value of opportunity youth
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
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)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Student loan forgiveness programs
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Access to success initiative
Improving the odds for failing schools
Postsecondary success
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
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
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The student debt crisis
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
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
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Complete College America
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Mobility makers
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Center for Student Opportunity
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Trends in student aid 2003
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
College access: From the inside out
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
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
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
No merit in these scholarships
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Trends in student aid 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Higher education accountability for student learning
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
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)
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
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Miles to go: Louisiana
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
National Council of La Raza
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Growing What Works Database
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
How youth plan to fund college
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
HBCU distance learning 2010
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Center on Education and the Workforce
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
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
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Trends in student aid 2009
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The rise of college student borrowing
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Gender inequalities in education
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
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
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Opening Doors project publications
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
NCHEMS information center
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
School Redesign Network
Economic mobility project
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
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
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Educational opportunity for all?
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
SREB/Go Alliance
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The public realities of private student loans
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Gateway to College
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Costs, prices, and affordability
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
College Savings Foundation
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Latino college completion: Texas
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
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
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
The Breakthrough High School project
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Grappling with the access problem
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
The future of middle-skill jobs
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Postsecondary Access and Success
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Project on student debt.org
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
The art of student retention
College success programs
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Financing higher education
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Community colleges under stress
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
The future of public education in New Orleans
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College Access: Indiana
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Student lending's failing grade
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
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
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
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
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
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 college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
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Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
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ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
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Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
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2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
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MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
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Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
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Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
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Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
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Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
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Canadian college student finances: Second edition
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Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
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Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
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Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
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One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
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Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
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
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
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Trends in student aid 2007
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
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Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
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Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Trends in college pricing 2006
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
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
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Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The breaking through practice guide
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
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)
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Academic competitiveness grants
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
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
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
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Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Education watch 2009
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
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
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
On the road to success
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
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?
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Cracking the credit hour
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
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
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Reflections on college access and persistence
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Indiana dollars for scholars
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Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
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Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
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`
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
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
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Digest of Education Statistics
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Student debt and the class of 2007
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
The value of value-added data
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Campaign for High School Equity
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Canadian college student finances
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Educational Policy Improvement Center
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
The effects of public support on college attainment
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Latino college completion: Florida
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Why is college so expensive?
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Student debt and the class of 2011
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
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 high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Breaking through: Factsheet
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Lumina Foundation for Education
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
State higher education finance: FY 2003
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
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
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Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
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Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
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
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Economic mobility of black and white families
Low income student scholarships
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
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Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
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The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
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Ron Brown Scholar Program
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Loan forgivness for public service employees
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Federal Aid First
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The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
The role of student loans in college access
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Contending with financial inequality
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
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Project on student debt: State by state data
African American achievement in America
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Student debt and the class of 2010
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombusman
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
The impact of teacher experience
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
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Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
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The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Canadians’ attitudes towards financing postsecondary education: Who should pay and how?
Trends in college pricing 2009
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
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
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Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
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Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
The false promise of class-size reduction
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
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
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Trends in college pricing 2010
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Family factors and student outcomes
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
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
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
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
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The Future Ready Project
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Adult college completion toolkit
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
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Repayment glossary
Puente Project
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
High hopes, big debts
American Indian college fund
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
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
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Indiana State Profile
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Bridge Partnership
Admission possible
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
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Quick facts about student debt
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Indiana's guide to paying for college
The Sallie Mae Fund
The funding gap 2007
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Facts about college access and affordability
Windows on achievement and inequality
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
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Think college? Me? Now?
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
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
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
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 - Undergraduate students
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
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
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
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Rising by Degrees
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
National College Access Program Directory
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Achievement in America
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Repayment frequently asked questions
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Leading by example
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
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
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
The federal government and the student aid partnership
National college access network
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
For every 100 girls...
College For Every Student
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
College Board scholarship search
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
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
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Indiana by the numbers
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
What educators should learn from ER
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Student debt and the class of 2008
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
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
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
An examination of the information technology job market
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
EFC Formula, 2012-13
Latino college completion: State series
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
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
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Student debt and the class of 2009
College planning for undocumented students
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Closing the gap between high school and college
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
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)
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
The state of learning disabilities 2009
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
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
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
What's wrong with guys?
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Foundation for excellent schools
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Education watch online
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
A new way on school integration
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Income contingent repayment plan
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
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
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Data sources for improving college access and success
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
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)
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
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
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
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
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
I Need a Pencil.com
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Student success in higher education
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Official cohort default rates for schools
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Ed Fund
Scholarships for Hispanics
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
How the borrowing process works
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Institutional aid survey
Time to Completion Web Site
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Community College 2.0
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
The Navigator
Latino achievement in America
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
USA Funds
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Trends in student aid 2006
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Excelencia in education
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Cashing in on the GI bill
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Financial aid for Native American students
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Teaching and learning across the class divide
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
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
How do I pay for college?
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Cohort default rate resources
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Know before you owe (student loans)
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Does money matter?
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Women Employed
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
National and regional accreditation information
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer