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Author(s):Brady, H., Hout, M., Stiles, J., Gleeson, S., and Hui, I
Title:Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Organization:College Campaign
Short Description:This report analyzes the costs and benefits of investments in college opportunity.
Annotation:This report analyzes the costs and benefits of investments in college opportunity. Information includes: demographics, educational attainment, college affordability, and college participation.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
State-Level Information
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Western Policy Exchanges
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Latino college completion: California
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Latino college completion: Texas
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
College planning for undocumented students
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Complete College America
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Financial education in TRIO programs
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
How much are college students borrowing?
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Postsecondary education opportunity
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Latinos in undergraduate education
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Education and economic mobility
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Racial disparities and the new federalism
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
The state of American manhood
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
"Careers for the future" education program
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Earnings by attainment
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Retooling career and technical education
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The national articulation and transfer network
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Why access matters: The community college student body
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Adult college completion toolkit
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Postsecondary Access and Success
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Leading by example
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Community colleges under stress
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
The future workforce of Indiana
Gateway to College
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Enrollment status and outcomes
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Miles to go: Louisiana
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Cashing in on the GI bill
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
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
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Puente Project
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Public attitudes on higher education
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
A paradox of education progress
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Trends in student aid 2010
Improving community college success
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
The rise of college student borrowing
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Developmental education in community colleges
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
How America saves for college: 2010
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
National Coalition for College Completion
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Information constraints and financial aid policy
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Latino college completion in 50 states
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Advocacy in action toolkit
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The global gender gap index: 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Ten facts about the recovery
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Children of immigrants economic well-being
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
HBCU distance learning 2010
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
A detection model of college withdrawal
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Steps taken on the path forward
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
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
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
The workplace realities
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The Condition of Education 2010
College Savings Foundation
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Value of a college education (calculator)
Education watch 2009
Indiana higher education facts
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
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?
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Does money matter? II
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Federal financial aid
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
National Urban League Scholarships
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Stats Indiana
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
2002 State new economy index
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Trends in college pricing 2006
American Indian higher education consortium
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
McNair scholar handbook
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Condition of education 2008
Diverse issues in higher education
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Trends in college pricing 2008
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Where are the Black scientists?
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Washington Data and Reports
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
College Access: Indiana
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
National and state data
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
School Redesign Network
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The future of public education in New Orleans
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Women Employed
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Trends in college pricing 2011
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
College Search Database.com
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Hearing on non-traditional students
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
What is "career ready"?
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
The student debt crisis
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
How America pays for college 2012
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Projections of education statistics to 2016
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Access to success initiative
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Community college fast facts
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
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
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
For better science, just add color
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Funding Gaps 2006
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The Working Poor Families Project
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Ron Brown Scholar Program
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
I-STEM Resource Network
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
State higher education finance: 2007
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Parent primer on career exploration
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Breaking through: Factsheet
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
American Indian college fund
Creating role models for change: A survey of tribal college graduates
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
National association of state approving agencies
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
What works for Latino students
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
College success programs
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
What’s wrong with the guys
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Student debt and the class of 2008
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Young workers: A lost decade
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
The public realities of private student loans
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Summer Search
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Deciding on postsecondary education
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Indiana's Cash for College
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
College for all?
SREB/Go Alliance
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Education Trust-West
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Trends in college pricing 2010
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Community college student survey
The degree qualifications profile
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Understanding the working college student
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Five ways education pays initiative
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Student lending's failing grade
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
2012 Household financial planning survey
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in college pricing 2012
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Improving the odds for failing schools
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
The nation's report card: Science 2011
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Cohort default rates in context
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
The case for change in college admissions
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Why is college so expensive?
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Student debt and the class of 2009
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for counselors and educators
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
College completion toolkit
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Student success in higher education
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
The condition of education 2011
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
The new net price calculator for college website
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
National Center for Academic Transformation
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The College Completion Agenda
Grantmakers for Education
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
How youth plan to fund college
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Metrics for improving cost accountability
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Official cohort default rates for schools
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Think college? Me? Now?
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
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
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Financial aid in theory and practice
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Field guide for improving student success
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
IPEDS Data Center
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Making high school students into "college material"
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Trends in college pricing 2009
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
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
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
College persistence on the rise? Changes in 5-year degree completion and postsecondary persistence rates between 1994 and 2000
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Immigration and higher education: Institutional responses to changing demographics
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
College students working: The choice nexus
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
"Unknown" students on college campuses: An exploratory analysis
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Retaining minority students in higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Trends in college pricing 2005
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Gender gap grows
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Taxing matters
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Project on student debt.org
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Education and incarceration
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
The future at work: Trends and implications
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Recent STEM initiatives
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
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
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Costs, prices, and affordability
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
GI bill education benefits
GI bill: A reality check
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Grappling with the access problem
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Center for Student Opportunity
College access: From the inside out
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Financial aid for Native American students
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
A few strings attached: State retention programs
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Education Finance Council
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Academic competitiveness grants
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Hispanic College Fund
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Indiana college success coalition
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Early intervention program and college partnerships
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Back to College (Back2College)
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
National Center on Education and the Economy
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Science and mathematics education indicators
Facts for education advocates
Student debt and the class of 2007
Trends in student aid 2008
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Flexible learning options for adult students
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
NASFAA's cash for college
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Low income student scholarships
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Community college enrollment
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Higher education accountability for student learning
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Education and public safety
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
A college access contract
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
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
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Workers need training, not tough talk
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The real technology challenge
The Sallie Mae Fund
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Best Business Schools
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
Leveraging data for college completion
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Student debt and the class of 2010
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Operation College Promise
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
SREB Factbook bulletin: Men's increase in college enrollment breaks long-term trend-Rises faster than rate for women
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
California District Report Cards
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
8th Annual AP report to the nation
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
On the road to success
How America pays for college 2011
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
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
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
2012 SREB Annual Report
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Innovations in labor market information and their application
College Board scholarship search
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Education and economic competitiveness
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
The Breakthrough High School project
Learning in a new key
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Student loans and public accountability
Learning about the role of college student in dual enrollment participation
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
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
African American students and U.S. high schools
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
College: Making It Happen
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Mission: Possible!
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Federal student aid: Graduate and professional studies
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Looking for student aid
Accelerated learning for all
Women on the rise
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Economic impacts
Immigrants and social services
Nontraditional undergraduates
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
College access and tax credits
Graduate Retention Program
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Indiana by the numbers
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
The Workforce Alliance
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Scholarships for Hispanics
The male achievement gap in Indiana
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Technical Minority Scholarship Program
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
American Indian Scholarships
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Institute of Real Estate Management Foundation Minority Outreach Scholarship
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Adventures in education: For college students
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Orphan Foundation of America
Adult competencies for life-long career development
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Windows on achievement and inequality
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Federal Aid First
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
When prisoners return to the community: Political, social and economic consequences
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Office of Indian education programs
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement