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Author(s):National Center for Educational Accountability
Title:Just for the kids
Organization:National Center for Educational Accountability
Short Description:The National Center for Educational Accountability (NCEA) is the national sponsor of Just for the Kids (JFTK), which provides school, district, and other education leaders with essential system performance and best practice information they need to make sound decisions.
Annotation:The National Center for Educational Accountability (NCEA) is the national sponsor of Just for the Kids (JFTK), which provides school, district, and other education leaders with essential system performance and best practice information they need to make sound decisions. Since its inception in 1995, Just for the Kids' primary focus has been to find and fulfill every school's potential for reaching excellence in student achievement. JFTK services and tools have been created to support school systems that accept the challenge of preparing ALL students for college and skilled careers.
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Achievement Gap
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
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Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
College InSight
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Scaling community college interventions
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Hearing on non-traditional students
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Leveraging data for college completion
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Operation College Promise
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
The degree qualifications profile
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
National Coalition for College Completion
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Gender inequalities in education
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Everybody ready for college
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Student success in higher education
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Research support for school counseling
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Early warning system middle grades tool
Snapshot report: Mobility
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Pat Tillman Foundation
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Mobility makers
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Three policies to reduce time to degree
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
The College Match Program
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
The case for change in college admissions
Project WIn-Win
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Education Trust-West
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
The Condition of Education 2010
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
The effects of public support on college attainment
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
The Center for Public Education
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Community college and high school partnerships
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Adult education participation in 2004-05
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Washington Data and Reports
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
Learning in a new key
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Educational needs index
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Recent STEM initiatives
Education and the economy: An indicators report
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Projections of education statistics to 2015
American FactFinder
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Diverse issues in higher education
For every 100 girls...
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Federal Education Budget Project
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
National Council of La Raza
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Access to success initiative
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
The minds of boys
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Deciding on postsecondary education
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
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
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Field guide for improving student success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
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
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Adult college completion toolkit
Common measures for college access and success
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Latino college completion in 50 states
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
The economic case for higher education
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
What is "career ready"?
An examination of the information technology job market
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
5 Education factors in focus
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
SREB State progress reports 2012
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
SREB Factbook on higher education
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges, and Libraries
How much are college students borrowing?
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
ACE Online Information Center
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
The Equity Project
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
The future of middle-skill jobs
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
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
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Workers need training, not tough talk
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
The real technology challenge
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Economic state of young America
California State University: Early assessment program
The Working Poor Families Project
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
College tools for schools
State future workforce gap summaries
Gateway to College
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
NAEP state comparisons
Dispelling the myth - online
Academic pathway inventories
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Does public funding for higher education matter?
The art of student retention
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Smart boys, bad grades.com
OECD Programme for international student assessment
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Turning Points
Schools to watch
Kids Count state-level data online
Center for Student Opportunity
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Stats Indiana
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Education and incarceration
NAEP state profiles: The nation's report card
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Projections of education statistics to 2014
When it comes to school, girls rule
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Education Trust, Inc
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
NCHEMS information center
National inventory of academic pathways
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
William Pollack
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
National High School Center
National assessment of educational progress: The nation's report card:
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
The ASCA national model
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Earnings by attainment
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
State education reforms – Standards, assessment, and accountability
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Collegiate learning assessement project
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Digest of Education Statistics
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Building an early childhood professional development system
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
ED Data Express
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Understanding the working college student
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Transfer and articulation policies
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
What works in student retention 2010
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Developmental education in community colleges
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Is school funding fair? A national report card
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Time to Completion Web Site
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
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
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Gold Star School Counseling
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
U.Select - Your Guide to College Transfer
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The breaking through practice guide
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The achievement gap where you live
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Think College Indiana!
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Data for action 2011
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
College Search Database.com
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Western Policy Exchanges
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Adult College Completion Network
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
The false promise of class-size reduction
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education