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Author(s):Oshyn, K., and Newland , L
Title:Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Source:http://www.tcf.org/publications/education/SOA_p...
Date:2006
Organization:Equality and Education, a Century Foundation project
Short Description:Political momentum is building for universal preschool as Americans recognize the need to raise the academic achievement and social skills of their children and to support working parents.
Annotation:States are increasingly recognizing the need for broad access to preschool education. In 2005, forty states funded some form of preschool, mostly targeted to low-income and at-risk children. Political momentum is building for universal preschool as Americans recognize the need to raise the academic achievement and social skills of their children and to support working parents.
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Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Complete College America
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
YourWordsToday.org
Education Trust-West
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
A Better Chance.org
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Windows on achievement and inequality
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Center for Law and Social Policy
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Community colleges under stress
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
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
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
White students are racially isolated
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Preschool: America's best investment
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
National Center for Family Literacy
Kids2College
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Starfish Initiative
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Breaking through: Factsheet
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Economic mobility of black and white families
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
The Condition of Education 2010
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
New America Foundation Early Education Initiative
Center on Education and the Workforce
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
College InSight
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
SREB Factbook on higher education
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Summer Search
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
National College Access Program Directory
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Dispelling the myth - online
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The state of preschool 2005: State preschool yearbook
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Bridge Partnership
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Educational equity center at AED
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Measuring up 2006
Cal-SOAP
Knowledge is power program
Puente Project
Minority student achievement network
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Thinking college early
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Education Trust, Inc
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
Lumina Foundation for Education
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Colorado Reports
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Search Institute
Pathways to excellence
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Better outcomes for all: Promoting partnerships between Head Start and state Pre-K
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The family: America's smallest school
National Council of La Raza
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Education and incarceration
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
(Addendum to) Looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 integration
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Latinos in secondary education
Latinos in elementary education
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
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
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Trends in college pricing 2011
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Improving the odds for failing schools
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The National Indian Education Study
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Chidren's Budget 2010
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
I Need a Pencil.com
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
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
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
The College Match Program
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms