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Author(s):Wyner, J., Bridgeland , J., and DiIulio, J
Title:Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Organization:Jack Kent Cooke Foundation & Civic Enterprises
Short Description:This report focuses on the experience of the approximately 3.4 million K-12 students who are in the top 25% in achievement in national tests and in the lower 50% in terms of family income. The report find that these students maintain their high-achieving status, attend college, graduate from college, and attend graduate school at lower rates than their high-family-income peers.
Annotation:This report focuses on the experience of the approximately 3.4 million K-12 students who are in the top 25% in achievement in national tests and in the lower 50% in terms of family income. The report find that these students maintain their high-achieving status, attend college, graduate from college, and attend graduate school at lower rates than their high-family-income peers.
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Achievement Gap
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Testing/Assessment/Standardized Test Results

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Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Smart boys, bad grades
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
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Just and efficient college finance
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Postsecondary education opportunity
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
African American achievement in America
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
States' progress toward high school restructuring
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
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
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
National Urban League Scholarships
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Trends in college pricing 2006
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Economic state of young America
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
College access and success state data
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Student loans and public accountability
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
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Parent primer on career exploration
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The Sallie Mae Fund
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Making high school students into "college material"
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Trends in college pricing 2009
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Deciding on postsecondary education
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Financial aid in theory and practice
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Mobility makers
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Improving the odds for failing schools
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
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
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Buying college: What consumers need to know
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The condition of education 2011
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Student debt and the class of 2011
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Trends in student aid 2010
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
HBCU distance learning 2010
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Community college student survey
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
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
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
What educators should learn from ER
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The breaking through practice guide
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
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
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Complete College America
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
5 Education factors in focus
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Enrollment management trends report: A snapshot of the 2011 ACT tested high school graduates
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
8th Annual AP report to the nation
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
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
EFC Formula, 2012-13
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
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 global gender gap index: 2011
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
College is affordable: A pilot study
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
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
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
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Trends in student aid 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Breakthrough Collaborative
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Does money matter? II
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
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
Economic mobility of black and white families
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Student debt and the class of 2006
Trends in student aid 2007
National Council of La Raza
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
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
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
State future workforce gap summaries
Gateway to College
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Fixing No Child Left Behind
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
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
New England Journal of Higher Education
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
College access: From the inside out
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
High hopes, big debts
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Catching the Dream
The debt explosion among college graduates
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Latinos in graduate education
Costs, prices, and affordability
Collegiate learning assessement project
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
African American students and U.S. high schools
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
High school dropouts in America
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Returning to our roots: Student access
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Latino achievement in America
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
NCHEMS information center
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
When it comes to school, girls rule
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Merit aid and college access
Taxing matters
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Documenting the shift to merit
State of college admission 2007
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Grappling with the access problem
The art of student retention
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
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
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Our impoverished view of education reform
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Educational needs index
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Trends in college pricing 2012
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Project GRAD
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
American student achievement institute
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Education watch online
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
GI bill: A reality check
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
Cashing in on the GI bill
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Data sources for improving college access and success
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
ACT high school profile report: National
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Low income student scholarships
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Accelerated learning for all
Alabama education quick facts 2007
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
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
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
College Access: Indiana
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Colorado Reports
Education and incarceration
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
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
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Latinos in undergraduate education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
McNair scholar handbook
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
The minds of boys
The state of American manhood
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
Federal Education Budget Project
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Community colleges under stress
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Indiana by the numbers
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Community college fast facts
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
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
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Higher education accountability for student learning
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Facts about college access and affordability
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Breaking through: Factsheet
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Economic mobility project
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
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
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Research on retention and attrition
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Canadian college student finances
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Rising by Degrees
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Student debt and the class of 2008
2009 ACT National and State Scores
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Preparation for college admissions exams
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Measuring up 2008
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
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
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Student debt and the class of 2010
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Hearing on non-traditional students
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
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
College hopes and worries survey
California District Report Cards
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Grading student loans
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
2012 Household financial planning survey
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
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
Financial education in TRIO programs
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Student debt 101
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The National Indian Education Study
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Is school funding fair? A national report card
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Proposal for standardization of financial aid award letters and net price calculators
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
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College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
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Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
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The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
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National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
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The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
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America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
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A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
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2004/2009 Beginning postsecondary students longitudinal study
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Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
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NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
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State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
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Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
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Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
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Commission to Build a Healthier America
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Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
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Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
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Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
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Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
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USA Funds Unlock the Future
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Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
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Trends in student aid 2008
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
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High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
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Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
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Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
The productivity argument for investing in young children
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
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The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
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The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Academic competitiveness grants
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
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Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
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Education Finance Council
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
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Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
College planning resource directory
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
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State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Retooling career and technical education
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Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
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The family: America's smallest school
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Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
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Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
College Board scholarship search
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Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
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NASFAA's cash for college
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The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Tapping America's Potential
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Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
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Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Ed Fund
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
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Early intervention program and college partnerships
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Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Center for Law and Social Policy
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I-STEM Resource Network
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38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
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Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Reflections on college access and persistence
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
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The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
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The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
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No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
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What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
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Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
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Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
EPAS®: A system that works
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
College Results Online
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Education Trust, Inc
Trends in student aid 2005
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
The new demography of America's schools: Immigration and the No Child Left Behind Act
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Do and should financial aid packages affect students' college choices?
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
No merit in these scholarships
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Trends in college pricing 2003
Trends in student aid 2003
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
What’s wrong with the guys
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Measuring up 2004
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Project on student debt.org
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
GI blues
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
National association of state approving agencies
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Smart boys, bad grades.com
What works clearinghouse
Admission possible
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
National Center for College Costs
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
The federal government and the student aid partnership
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Reading between the lines: What ACT reveals about college readiness in reading
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Raising and educating healthy boys: A report on the growing crisis in boys' education
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
The Princeton Review
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
National and regional accreditation information
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams