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Author(s):Hill, P., and Hannaway, J.
Title:The future of public education in New Orleans
Organization:Urban Institute
Short Description:This article examines the challenges school officials face in New Orleans in rebuilding the school system after Hurricane Katrina.
Annotation:This article examines the challenges school officials face in New Orleans in rebuilding the school system after Hurricane Katrina. Long before the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina or the chaos of evacuation, New Orleans' social infrastructure was failing. News coverage of the overcrowded Superdome and the city's flooded streets exposed the poverty and vulnerability of many residents, especially African Americans. This article comes from the series "After Katrina: Rebuilding Opportunity and Equity in the New New Orleans".
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African American students and U.S. high schools
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
School funding's tragic flaw
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Measuring inequity in school funding
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Improving math performance
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Dispelling the myth - online
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
White students are racially isolated
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
What educators should learn from ER
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
SREB Factbook on higher education
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
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 national articulation and transfer network
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Database of Indiana school referenda
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Latino college completion: Florida
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
The Center for Public Education
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Latino college completion in 50 states
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Project U-turn
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Center for native education
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Facts for education advocates
Gateway to College
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Washington Data and Reports
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Status of education in rural America
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
African American achievement in America
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Returning to our roots: Student access
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
State policies on homeschooling
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
The College Match Program
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Response to Intervention policy
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Ohio's career development program
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Update on Indiana school referrenda
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Western Policy Exchanges
Bullying and open enrollment
The economic value of opportunity youth
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Solving the data puzzle: A "how-to" guide on collecting and sharing information to improve educational outcomes for children in out-of-home care
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Financial education in TRIO programs
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
I-STEM Resource Network
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Education Trust, Inc
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Chidren's Budget 2010
Kids Count Data Center
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The undereducated American
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
College InSight
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
On her majesty's school inspection service
The end of the segregated century: Racial separation in America's neighborhoods, 1890-2010
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Postsecondary success
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Assessing patterns of resource distribution: An online tool to analyze school district budgeting
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
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
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
School counselors by state, 2002
School relationships foster success for African American students
Latino achievement in America
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges, and Libraries
Strategic directions in Indiana education
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
"Careers for the future" education program
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
RTI classification tool and resource locator
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
California District Report Cards
Is high school tough enough?
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
A Better Chance.org
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Latinos in secondary education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Academic pathways to access and student success
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Meeting the invention challenge
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Value-added analysis and education policy
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Knowing and being known: Personalization as a foundation for student learning
2007 Kids Count Data Book
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Indian students and college preparation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Expanding school time to expand student learning: Lessons learned and challenges remaining
The condition of education in brief: 2005
The Condition of Education 2010
Estimating the impact of the EduJobs proposal on states
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Understanding the common core state standards
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Recommendations for state postsecondary data systems: A report from state data experts
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Are bad schools immortal?
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
American student achievement institute
Success for All Foundation
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
State higher education finance: FY 2006
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
EPAS®: A system that works
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
More student success: A systemic solution
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Windows on achievement and inequality
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
The future of middle-skill jobs
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Early warning indicator systems
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
High school remediation
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Parsing the achievement gap II
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
School Redesign Network
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Public attitudes on higher education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Investing in children: An early learning strategy for Washington state
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
National College Access Program Directory
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Measuring up 2004
Overview and inventory of state education reforms
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Achievement in America
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
College For Every Student
Trends in college pricing 2008
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Condition of education 2008
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis