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Short Description:The YMCA of the USA is a leader in helping young people fully develop their potential and this organization serves as a means for students to reach the first step to college: Find an adult who can help.
Annotation:The YMCA of the USA is a leader in helping young people fully develop their potential and this organization serves as a means for students to reach the first step to college: Find an adult who can help. The YMCA is the first national partner of KnowHow2Go, an initiative that helps students with the four steps to college. YMCAs contribute to this effort by facilitating college preparation and teen leadership programs and by distributing information on KnowHow2Go.
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Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Washington Data and Reports
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Indiana State Profile
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Educational opportunity for all?
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Preparing for college
College guide for students with disabilities
Your senior year
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Excelencia in education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Leading by example
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Recent STEM initiatives
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
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
Engaging students, challenging the odds
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
A Better Chance.org
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
The Breakthrough High School project
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Access to success initiative
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Project Complete
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Center for Law and Social Policy
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
State future workforce gap summaries
Flexible learning options for adult students
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
IPEDS Data Center
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Adult College Completion Network
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Improving community college success
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Student success in higher education
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
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
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Gender inequalities in education
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
National Center for Academic Transformation
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Center on Education and the Workforce
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Closing the gap between high school and college
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
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
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Hearing on non-traditional students
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
What is "career ready"?
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
"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
College Greenlight
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Why access matters: The community college student body
Western Policy Exchanges
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Developmental education in community colleges
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
The Condition of Education 2010
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
U.Select - Your Guide to College Transfer
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
HSIs 2009-10
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Pat Tillman Foundation
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
College Search Database.com
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Project WIn-Win
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
La Plaza
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Community college student survey
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Making high school students into "college material"
Family firsts: Reach for your dreams
College readiness and high school-to-college success
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The future workforce of Indiana
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
California State University: Early assessment program
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
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
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Breaking through: Factsheet
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Science and mathematics education indicators
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
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
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility of black and white families
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
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
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Accelerated learning for all
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Sloan career cornerstone center
Middle Start
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Native American culture: Education
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Guia para estudiantes (Guide for students)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Spanish services training guide
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Improving performance on the ACT assessment
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
EPAS®: A system that works
What's wrong with guys?
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
E4Me Ohio
Project Mentor
Translations for success
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Learn More Resource Center
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
School relationships foster success for African American students
College Results Online
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
National High School Center
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
National inventory of academic pathways
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
DO-IT college planning resources
Involving parents
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
National association of state approving agencies
Academic pathways to access and student success
College Goal Sunday
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Knowledge is power program
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
National Indian Education Association
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Career key
American Indian science and engineering society
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Federal student aid for counselors
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Education watch online
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
College access: From the inside out
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Boys and girls harbor
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Community college finder
America's literacy directory
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Office of Indian education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
Success for All Foundation
National Association of Street Schools
Puente Project
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
Center for student opportunity: College center
Quintessential Careers college planning resources
Indiana family college savings program
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
NCHEMS information center
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Achieve, Inc.
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
College is possible
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
ACT, Inc.
Early college high school initiative
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
American student achievement institute
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Educational Success Program
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Center for leadership development
College and Career Exploration Center
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Foster youth: Model programs
TRIO Programs
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Improving education outcomes for foster youth
Preparing students for success in college
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Latino youth and the pathway to college
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
States' progress toward high school restructuring
UA Adult Focus
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Opening Doors project publications
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College of Adult and Professional Studies
The key to success in community college
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Motivating the unmotivated student
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
Your child's college degree options: The right degree for your child's career path
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
How do I pay for college?
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Writing your admissions essay
College entrance tests
Eligiendo una universidad (Choosing a college)
Indiana youth group
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Trip to college
Access and participation profiles
Dispelling the myth - online
Schools to watch
Making middle grades work
Turning Points
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Education and incarceration
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Collegiate learning assessement project
Enacting diverse learning environments: Improving the climate for racial/ethnic diversity in higher education
Creating a welcoming campus climate
Bridge program planning guide
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
Where are the Black scientists?
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
The Mind Trust
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Economic mobility project
Enrollment status and outcomes
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
College Navigator
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
IGot2Know.com (I Got 2 Know)
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
College for working adults
The road to college
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Windows on achievement and inequality
Year end to-do list
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
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
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education: Index of schools and programs
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Community colleges under stress
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
Indiana Pathways to College Network (IPCN) Groupsite
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Counselor and college access provider activities to create a college-going culture
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
College readiness for all toolbox
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
National Youth Employment Coalition
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
The degree qualifications profile
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
I Need a Pencil.com
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Research support for school counseling
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The condition of education 2011
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Kids Count Data Center
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
The hidden costs of community colleges
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
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
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Scaling community college interventions
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Indiana's Cash for College
Global Skills for Global Completion
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for counselors and educators
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Community college and high school partnerships
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Education pays 2010
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Understanding the working college student
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
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
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Information constraints and financial aid policy
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Common Core implementation workbook
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Career mapping eyed to prepare students for college
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
California District Report Cards
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
2012 SREB Annual Report
Cracking the credit hour
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
National and regional accreditation information
College and career development organizer
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
2012 National survey of school counselors
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The economic case for higher education
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
ACE Toolkit for veteran friendly institutions
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Space availability survey results: 2012
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
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
Improving the odds for failing schools
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Cohort default rates in context
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Mobility makers
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Building an early childhood professional development system
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Online College Degree Help
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
College planning for undocumented students
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Transfer and articulation policies
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Education Bill Tracking Database
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Education Trust-West
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
A paradox of education progress
The achievement gap where you live
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
College for all?
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Council for Exceptional Children
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
College Savings Foundation
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Impacting college-going and completion rates in your community: Taking a systems approach
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Women Employed
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment: Providing evidence of student learning: A transparency framework
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
What works in student retention 2010
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Closing the expectations gap 2011
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Steps taken on the path forward
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
ACE Online Information Center
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Pathways to College Network
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Projections of education statistics to 2018
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
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
Breakthrough Collaborative
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
National Directory of One Stop Centers
Indiana Colleges and Universities
Indiana higher education interactive map: Click on a county to see which institutions are located there
Indiana's independent colleges at a glance
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
YouthBuild USA
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2008 (tables)
Resources for Indiana Veterans
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
The state of American manhood
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
West Valley College: Study Skills
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
The education success program
Virtual Pamphlet Collection - Study Skills
Study Strategies
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Economic state of young America
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
National and state data
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
A call to action: Why America must innovate
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student loans and public accountability
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Lumina Foundation focus: Campus connections
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Accelerated developmental education project
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
College admission for homeschoolers
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's guide to paying for college
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Academic competitiveness grants
The Sallie Mae Fund
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Ohio's career development program
Indiana Department of Education: Career guidance - high school
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Getting there–and beyond: Building a culture of college-going in high schools
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Women on the rise
For better science, just add color
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in secondary education
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Yes, you can: A guide to establishing mentoring programs to prepare youth for college
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Kids Count state-level data online
National football league high school website: Academics
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
IUPUI SAAB summer bridge program
College planning acronym dictionary
Guia para padres (Guide for parents)
Finding the right college for you
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Distance education
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Why community colleges?
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
College application calendar: Save the date for college
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Developing your vision while attending college
National Parent School Partnership Program
Woods external degree (WED) program
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Community college enrollment
Earnings by attainment
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Pathways to excellence
Postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities
Getting ready for college: Advising high school students with learning disabilities
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Students with disabilities: Preparing for postsecondary education: Know your rights and responsibilities
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
It's my life: Postsecondary education and training
Education success program: A collaborative approach to an old challenge
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Citizen Schools
Dollars for Scholars
TERI College Access
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Indiana dollars for scholars
Council for Opportunity in Education
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
National Council for Community and Education Partnerships
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
College guidance
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
GI bill education benefits
Education and correctional populations
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
The Princeton Review
Think College Early
Indiana's high school diploma requirements
Indiana career pathways: Four-year course plans and career academic sequences
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
PREP Magazine
Family Education Network: Preparing for College
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Federal financial aid
Education Online Search
Kaplan education centers
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
College choice website
College Prep 101
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
American youth policy forum
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
American Indian college fund
American Indian education foundation
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
The art of student retention
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Indiana guidance report: Learn More student survey
Educational equity center at AED