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Author(s):Eckel, P., and King, J
Title:An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Organization:American Council on Education
Short Description:Describes the major characteristics of postsecondary education in the U.S., and identifies challenges to access, affordability, and diversity.
Annotation:This report describes the major characteristics of postsecondary education in the U.S., and identifies challenges to access, affordability, and diversity.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
School Segregation/Integration Data

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Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Financial education in TRIO programs
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
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
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
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The student debt crisis
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
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
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Rising by Degrees
Growing What Works Database
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Insuring college failure risk
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Latino college completion: Florida
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Gender inequalities in education
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Buying college: What consumers need to know
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
How America saves for college: 2010
Why is college so expensive?
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
HBCU distance learning 2010
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Western Policy Exchanges
State policy profiles for completion by design
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
How America pays for college 2012
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Hearing on non-traditional students
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Latino college completion: California
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Taxing matters
Merit aid and college access
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Do grants matter?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
School relationships foster success for African American students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Miles to go: Louisiana
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
College access: From the inside out
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
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Correctional education facts
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Adult education participation in 2004-05
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Costs, prices, and affordability
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Opening Doors project publications
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Making high school students into "college material"
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
The state of learning disabilities 2009
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
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
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Financial aid in theory and practice
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
State higher education finance: 2007
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Gateway to College
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Higher education accountability for student learning
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Postsecondary Access and Success
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Community college fast facts
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Best Business Schools
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
McNair scholar handbook
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
A Better Chance.org
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Education Finance Council
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
The state of American manhood
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Facts about college access and affordability
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Student debt and the class of 2006
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Trends in student aid 2007
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
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
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
School Redesign Network
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Trends in college pricing 2008
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Community colleges under stress
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Economic state of young America
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Summer Search
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
College Access: Indiana
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Digest of Education Statistics
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Economic diversity on campus
Education and incarceration
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Student loan forgiveness programs
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Education watch online
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
African American achievement in America
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Measuring up 2004
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
College success programs
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Documenting the shift to merit
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
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
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Grappling with the access problem
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
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
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Trends in college pricing 2011
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Mobility makers
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Cohort default rates in context
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
College Search Database.com
Operation College Promise
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
5 Education factors in focus
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Steps taken on the path forward
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Trends in student aid 2010
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Trends in student aid 2009
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
SREB/Go Alliance
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Student debt and the class of 2011
Trends in student aid 2012
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
The new net price calculator for college website
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
The effects of public support on college attainment
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Higher education budgets and the global recession
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Student debt and the class of 2008
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Does money matter? II
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Trends in college pricing 2009
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The condition of education 2011
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Adult College Completion Network
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
On the road to success
How America pays for college 2011
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Grading student loans
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
What is "career ready"?
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Student debt and the class of 2010
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Kids Count Data Center
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Minority student achievement network
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Our impoverished view of education reform
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
Diversity digest, Vol. 10 2006
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Bridge Partnership
Project on student debt.org
Contending with financial inequality
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Statement before the subcommittee on personnel committee on armed services United States senate
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Just and efficient college finance
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Indiana dollars for scholars
USA Funds
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Latino achievement in America
Reaching out for diversity
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
The segregation of American teachers
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
(Addendum to) Looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 integration
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Nontraditional undergraduates
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Projections of education statistics to 2018
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
The public realities of private student loans
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2008 (tables)
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Campaign for High School Equity
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Back to College (Back2College)
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Facts for education advocates
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Flexible learning options for adult students
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
OEDb Online Education Database
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
The Breakthrough High School project
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Colorado Reports
African American students and U.S. high schools
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Washington Data and Reports
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
A college access contract
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Manchester College: Fast forward program
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Early intervention program and college partnerships
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Scholarships for Hispanics
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The real technology challenge
Academic competitiveness grants
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Economic mobility of black and white families
Breaking through: Factsheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
White students are racially isolated
Windows on achievement and inequality
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Adult college completion toolkit
Trends in college pricing 2012
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Education and economic mobility
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Parent primer on career exploration
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
I-STEM Resource Network
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
For every 100 girls...
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
The minds of boys
More student success: A systemic solution
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
The Sallie Mae Fund
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Center for native education
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
College admission for homeschoolers
Degree attainment
Accelerated developmental education project
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Project on student debt: State by state data
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Alabama education quick facts 2007
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Community college enrollment
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Retooling career and technical education
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
The future of middle-skill jobs
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Think college? Me? Now?
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
NASFAA's cash for college
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Trends in student aid 2008
"Careers for the future" education program
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Student debt and the class of 2007
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
College: Making It Happen
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
UA Adult Focus
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Mission: Possible!
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana State Profile
Funding higher education for adult students
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Ensuring academic success for English learners
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Participation trends and patterns in adult education: 1991 to 1999
Immigration debate resources
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Low income student scholarships
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Just for the kids
What every student should know about federal aid
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Recent STEM initiatives
College learning for the new global century
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Excelencia in education
The debt explosion among college graduates
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
National Center for College Costs
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
High hopes, big debts
American Indian college fund
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Access and participation profiles
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Dispelling the myth - online
Financial aid for Native American students
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Access to higher education in Indiana
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Financing higher education
When it comes to school, girls rule
Achieving equitable educational outcomes with all students: The institutions' roles and responsibilities
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
National college access network
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Trends in college pricing 2005
Trends in student aid 2005
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Data sources for improving college access and success
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
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
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
The role of student loans in college access
Trends in student aid 2003
Education and correctional populations
Cashing in on the GI bill
Veterans benefits administration reports
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill: A reality check
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
El Puente Project
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
OECD Programme for international student assessment
American FactFinder
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Does public funding for higher education matter?
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Growing by degrees: Online education in the United States
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
U Links
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Foundation for excellent schools
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Lumina Foundation focus
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Cracking the credit hour
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
An examination of the information technology job market
2012 Household financial planning survey
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Project WIn-Win
The price of poverty in big time college sport
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Snapshot report: Mobility
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Leveraging data for college completion
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Private student loans
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
NASSGAP - National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs: State data quick check
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Educational attainment in the United States: 2011
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
The impact of teacher experience
Closing the gap between high school and college
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Developmental education in community colleges
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
College planning for undocumented students
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Grantmakers for Education
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Understanding the working college student
Is school funding fair? A national report card
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Student success in higher education
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Latino college completion: State series
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Trends in college pricing 2010
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Improving community college success
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Does money matter?
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Canadian college student finances
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
The value of value-added data
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Time to Completion Web Site
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Student debt 101
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Indiana's Cash for College
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
The 2009 racial and gender report card
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Family factors and student outcomes
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
The National Indian Education Study
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
A paradox of education progress
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
National Center for Academic Transformation
Center on Education and the Workforce
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Community College 2.0
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
What educators should learn from ER
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
National and regional accreditation information
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence