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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Florida 2003-04.
Annotation:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Florida 2003-04. Indicators: K-12 demographics, K-12 achievement, K-12 coursetaking, college participation, college affordability, and college completion
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
African American
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian American/Pacific Islander
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
State-Level Information
Students with Disabilities/Special Needs Students
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Addressing the needs of adult learners
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
National Council of La Raza
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
Latinos in secondary education
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
State of college admission 2007
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
SREB State progress reports 2012
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Ensuring success for returning veterans
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
What educators should learn from ER
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The undereducated American
The false promise of class-size reduction
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Latino college completion: State series
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Mobility makers
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Western Policy Exchanges
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Latino college completion in 50 states
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Improving the odds for failing schools
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Postsecondary education opportunity
Education Trust, Inc
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
SMASH Academy
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
American Indian higher education consortium
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Education watch online
The art of student retention
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Indian students and college preparation
Kids Count state-level data online
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
The segregation of American teachers
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
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
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
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
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
A college access contract
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
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
Student success in higher education
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
National Coalition for College Completion
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
SREB/Go Alliance
The achievement gap where you live
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
College completion toolkit
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
College For Every Student
McNair scholar handbook
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Promising practices for community college developmental education
A Better Chance.org
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Measuring up 2008
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Indiana by the numbers
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Science and mathematics education indicators
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Project Complete
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Rising by Degrees
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Campaign for High School Equity
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Student African American Brotherhood
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Returning to our roots: Student access
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Alliances for graduate education and the professoriate (AGEP)
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Latinos in undergraduate education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Just for the kids
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
National Urban League Scholarships
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
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
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Gender gap grows
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Educational needs index
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Measuring up 2004
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
College success programs
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
The student debt crisis
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
The impact of teacher experience
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
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
HBCU distance learning 2010
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
The National Indian Education Study
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
The Future Ready Project
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Hearing on non-traditional students
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Project GRAD
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
American Indian college fund
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Financial aid for Native American students
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Education and incarceration
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Student loans and public accountability
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
The Breakthrough High School project
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Retooling career and technical education
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Developing your vision while attending college
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Financial aid in theory and practice
Making high school students into "college material"
How much are college students borrowing?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Education Equality Project
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial education in TRIO programs
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
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
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
The future of public education in New Orleans
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Quality counts 2008
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Community college fast facts
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National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Economic mobility project
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The condition of education 2011
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
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
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
The College Completion Agenda
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Closing the gap between high school and college
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Developmental education in community colleges
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Community college student survey
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
The economic case for higher education
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility of black and white families
Windows on achievement and inequality
White students are racially isolated
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
American Indian Scholarships
Scholarships for Hispanics
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
More student success: A systemic solution
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Center for native education
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
National dropout prevention center for students with disabilities
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Parent primer on career exploration
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community colleges under stress
Trends in college pricing 2008
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Federal Education Budget Project
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
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
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
The public realities of private student loans
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Immigration debate resources
Growing share of immigrants choosing naturalization
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Postsecondary Access and Success
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
Higher education accountability for student learning
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
High school dropouts in America
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Accelerated learning for all
Leading by example
For better science, just add color
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Recent STEM initiatives
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Student loan forgiveness programs
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Creating role models for change: A survey of tribal college graduates
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
Talent Development High Schools
Schools to watch
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
College access: From the inside out
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Office of Indian education programs
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Minority student achievement network
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
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
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
American student achievement institute
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Just and efficient college finance
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Public attitudes on higher education
School relationships foster success for African American students
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
NCHEMS information center
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Adult college completion toolkit
Trends in student aid 2012
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Everybody ready for college
Community college and high school partnerships
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Why is college so expensive?
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
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
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
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
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Family factors and student outcomes
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The breaking through practice guide
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
National Center for Academic Transformation
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts