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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Indiana 2005-06.
Annotation:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Indiana 2005-06. Indicators include demographics, K-12 achievement, K-12 coursetaking, college participation, college affordability, and college completion.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
First Year of College
High School
International Perspectives
Loan Forgiveness Programs
Middle School
Preparation/College Readiness
State-Level Information
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
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
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The economic case for higher education
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Western Policy Exchanges
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
State policy profiles for completion by design
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
A portrait of school improvement grantees
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
The condition of education 2011
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Measuring up 2008
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
State future workforce gap summaries
The future workforce of Indiana
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
The minds of boys
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Project Complete
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Indiana college success coalition
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Mission: Possible!
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Colorado Reports
Washington Data and Reports
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Pathways to college access and success
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
OECD Programme for international student assessment
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Projections of education statistics to 2015
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Foster youth: Funding for college
Postsecondary education opportunity
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Measuring up 2004
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2003
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
National Center for College Costs
Miles to go: Louisiana
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Strategic instruction model
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
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)
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Does money matter? II
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Field guide for improving student success
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
International Benchmarking Toolkit
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Ohio State University Department of Mathematics Early Mathematics Placement Testing
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
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
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Growing What Works Database
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
RTI classification tool and resource locator
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
The breaking through practice guide
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Response to Intervention policy
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
RTI Action Network: High school resources
SREB/Go Alliance
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Assessing deeper learning
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Latino college completion: Florida
Improving community college success
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Prison vs. Princeton
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Transforming education in America
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
What we know about dual enrollment
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
California District Report Cards
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Understanding the common core state standards
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
The rise of college student borrowing
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Chidren's Budget 2010
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Ensuring success for returning veterans
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Background and context for equity audits
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
No Excuses University Network
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Dual credit in Indiana: Policy barriers identified by the CELL high school-to-college transition project
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
The public realities of private student loans
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Official cohort default rates for schools
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
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
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Breakthrough Collaborative
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Catching the Dream
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
A few strings attached: State retention programs
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Trends in college pricing 2006
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Latinos in graduate education
What works for Latino students
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
NIH loan repayment programs
Equal justice works: Loan repayment assistance programs for public interest lawyers
What works clearinghouse
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Ohio early college high school initiative
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Orphan Foundation of America
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Encouraging girls in math and science
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Student debt and the class of 2006
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
National Council of La Raza
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Digest of education statistics: 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Opening Doors project publications
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
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
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Raising boys' achievement
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Gateway to College
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Trends in student aid 2008
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Dropout prevention practice guide
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Think college? Me? Now?
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in student aid 2012
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
The student debt crisis
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
On the road to success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The road to high-quality early education
Bullying and open enrollment
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Adolescent literacy
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
College completion toolkit
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Indiana higher education facts
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Student debt and the class of 2007
Schools, skills, and synapses
Flexible learning options for adult students
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
College For Every Student
McNair scholar handbook
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
College planning resource directory
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Federal Education Budget Project
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
School reform and improvement database
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
College: Making It Happen
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
States' progress toward high school restructuring
25 Steps to effective developmental education
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Learning in a new key
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Student loans and public accountability
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
A resource guide for adolescent literacy
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
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
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
A science-based framework for early childhood policy
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Indiana campus compact
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
The Kalamazoo Promise
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
College choice website
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Section 529 state college savings programs
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Taxing matters
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Federal student aid for counselors
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Indiana dollars for scholars
USA Funds
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Ranking of high school to college rates for 50 states
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Are high school grades inflated?
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Expanding learning time in high schools
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Just for the kids
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
College access: From the inside out
Education watch online
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Middle Start
High hopes, big debts
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Trends in student aid 2009
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
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
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Education Equality Project
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Gold Star School Counseling
High school remediation
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Student debt and the class of 2008
Improving adolescent literacy: Effective classroom and intervention practices
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
7th Annual AP report to the nation
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
P-20 governance
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Why is college so expensive?
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
How America saves for college: 2010
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Community college and high school partnerships
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Ready by 21: Making quality count
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
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
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Student debt and the class of 2009
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
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
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
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
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Building an early childhood professional development system
The College Completion Agenda
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Tiered intervention on the high school level
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
Parent engagement toolkit
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
The Future Ready Project
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Early warning indicator systems
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
Ramp-up to Readiness
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Trends in student aid 2011
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Scaling community college interventions
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Planning a school-based mentoring program
Research support for school counseling
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Steps taken on the path forward
Student success in higher education
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
Evaluate mentoring programs
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The economic value of opportunity youth
Improving the odds for failing schools
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
2012 Education appropriations guide
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
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Operation College Promise
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
What is "career ready"?
Effective practices for developing the literacy skills of english language learners in the english language arts classroom
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Early reading proficiency (Leading Indicators Series)
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
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
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Making graduation a priority
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Education Trust-West
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Better benefits: Reforming teacher pensions for a changing workforce
Grantmakers for Education
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
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 progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
The impact of teacher experience
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The degree qualifications profile
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Community college student survey
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Off to College.com
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The effects of public support on college attainment
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Closing the expectations gap 2010
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Dual credit in Indiana Q & A
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Education Bill Tracking Database
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The Everyone Graduates Center
Interventions for struggling readers
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
The accountability illusion
Council of the Great City Schools
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Deciding on postsecondary education
Parsing the achievement gap II
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
OEDb Online Education Database
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Student Success Skills
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Recognizing excellence? Canada’s merit scholarships
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Correctional education facts
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
American Indian higher education consortium
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Access to higher education in Indiana
National football league high school website: Academics
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
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Indiana's dropout prevention tool-kit: A legislative primer
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
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
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Latinos in undergraduate education
Latinos in secondary education
How do I pay for college?
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Finding the right college for you
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
First in my family: A profile of first-generation college students at four-year institutions since 1971 - executive summary
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Just and efficient college finance
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
College success programs
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education