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Author(s):Karoly, L., Kilburn, M., and Cannon, J
Title:Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Source:http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/2005/R...
Date:2006
Organization:RAND
Short Description:Key findings from this report indicate that early childhood intervention programs have been shown to yield benefits in academic achievement, behavior, educational progression and attainment, delinquency and crime, and labor market success, among other domains.
Annotation:Key findings from this report indicate that early childhood intervention programs have been shown to yield benefits in academic achievement, behavior, educational progression and attainment, delinquency and crime, and labor market success, among other domains. Interventions with better-trained caregivers and smaller child-to-staff ratios appear to offer more favorable results. Well-designed early childhood interventions have been found to generate a return to society ranging from $1.80 to $17.07 for each dollar spent on the program.
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Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
College For Every Student
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Economic state of young America
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Middle-class schools for all
Windows on achievement and inequality
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Racial disparities and the new federalism
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Enrollment status and outcomes
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Education and economic mobility
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
YMCA
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Colorado Reports
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
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
Retooling career and technical education
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Postsecondary Access and Success
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
The Breakthrough High School project
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
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
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Bridge Partnership
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Center for Student Opportunity
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
College success programs
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Foundation for excellent schools
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The breaking through practice guide
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Education watch 2009
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
SREB Factbook on higher education
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Family factors and student outcomes
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Rising by Degrees
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
The value of value-added data
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
What is "career ready"?
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Latino college completion: Texas
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Boosting college completion for a new economy
The College Match Program
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Ramp-up to Readiness
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Western Policy Exchanges
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The global gender gap index: 2011
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Prison vs. Princeton
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Advocacy in action toolkit
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
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
The false promise of class-size reduction
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Adult college completion toolkit
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Why access matters: The community college student body
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Latino college completion in 50 states
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Healthcare
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
BC AVID: Early implementation report
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
College InSight
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Complete College America
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
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
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Deciding on postsecondary education
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Good Shepherd Services
Indiana by the numbers
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Value of a college education (calculator)
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The workplace realities
College for all?
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The connection between health and high school dropout
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
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
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Latino college completion: Florida
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Bridges to Success
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Cal-SOAP
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
African American achievement in America
Lumina Foundation for Education
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Leading by example
Accelerated learning for all
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Office of Indian education programs
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Center for native education
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Starfish Initiative
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
The national articulation and transfer network
National Council of La Raza
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
What's wrong with guys?
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
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
The real technology challenge
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Diverse issues in higher education
Skills2Compete
The state of American manhood
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
I-STEM Resource Network
Kids2College
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
New England Journal of Higher Education
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
National Center for Family Literacy
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
A Better Chance.org
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Teaching and learning across the class divide
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Helping Teens Succeed
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Opening Doors project publications
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education and public safety
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Improving math performance
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Learning in a new key
High school dropouts in America
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The family: America's smallest school
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Accelerated developmental education project
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Education and economic competitiveness
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Prep for prep
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Stats Indiana
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Returning to our roots: Student access
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
A new way on school integration
College learning for the new global century
Recent STEM initiatives
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
National college access network
Latino achievement in America
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
Rural education at a glance
Achievement in America
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Pathways to college access and success
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Our impoverished view of education reform
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Focus on basics: Connecting research & practice
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Measuring up 2006
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
National Association of Street Schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Puente Project
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Minority student achievement network
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
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
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
The condition of education 2011
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The impact of teacher experience
Closing the gap between high school and college
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Everybody ready for college
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Understanding the working college student
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Chidren's Budget 2010
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Flexible learning options for adult students
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
The future workforce of Indiana
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
YouthBuild USA
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Opportunity.gov
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
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
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Education Equality Project
The fiscal effects of investing in high-quality preschool programs
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Making high school students into "college material"
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
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
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Growing What Works Database
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Ounce of Prevention Fund
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
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
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Supporting our youngest children: Early Head Start programs in 2010
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
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
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The hidden costs of community colleges
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Hearing on non-traditional students