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Author(s):Calcagno, J., and Alfonso, M
Title:State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Source:http://inpathways.net/merit-aid-florida.pdf
Date:2007
Organization:Community College Research Center
Short Description:A recent study conducted by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) sought to better understand how two-year public colleges react to new state merit-based financial aid programs by evaluating the institutional behavior of each of Florida's 28 community colleges before and after the Florida Legislature created the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship (FBFS) program in 1997.
Annotation:A recent study conducted by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) sought to better understand how two-year public colleges react to new state merit-based financial aid programs by evaluating the institutional behavior of each of Florida's 28 community colleges before and after the Florida Legislature created the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship (FBFS) program in 1997. CCRC Brief No. 35 describes the FBFS program, the dataset and model for analysis used in the research, as well as the study's findings and conclusions.
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Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Higher education accountability for student learning
Opening Doors project publications
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Costs, prices, and affordability
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Finding the right college for you
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
College access and tax credits
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Indiana dollars for scholars
Postsecondary education opportunity
First generation college students: A literature review
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
State higher education finance: FY 2003
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Do grants matter?
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
The art of student retention
Measuring up 2006
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
The state of college affordability in Indiana
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
The debt explosion among college graduates
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student loan forgiveness programs
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Education pays 2010
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Trends in student aid 2008
NASFAA's cash for college
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Recognizing excellence? Canada’s merit scholarships
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
ACE Online Information Center
Student debt and the class of 2008
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
How youth plan to fund college
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Indiana's Cash for College
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Insuring college failure risk
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
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
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
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
YourWordsToday.org
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The Millennium Foundation Bursary in Manitoba: Exploring Its impact
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Measuring up 2008
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Student debt and the class of 2007
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
"Careers for the future" education program
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Indiana higher education facts
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Trends in college pricing 2009
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Cohort default rates in context
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Student debt and the class of 2010
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Trends in college pricing 2010
Trends in student aid 2010
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
The false promise of class-size reduction
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
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
A next social contract for the primary years of education
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Why is college so expensive?
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
How America saves for college: 2010
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
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
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
The rise of college student borrowing
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Developmental education in community colleges
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Student debt and the class of 2009
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
National Center for College Costs
College access: From the inside out
Trends in college pricing 2006
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
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
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill education benefits
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
The role of student loans in college access
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Foster youth: Funding for college
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
How do I pay for college?
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Student loans and public accountability
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
IBRinfo.org
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The Sallie Mae Fund
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
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
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Center for Law and Social Policy
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Going2College.org
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Ron Brown Scholar Program
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
How America pays for college 2012
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Prison vs. Princeton
EFC Formula, 2012-13
2012 Education appropriations guide
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
College hopes and worries survey
Latino college completion in 50 states
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Trends in college pricing 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
The student debt crisis
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
College Board swing state education survey
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
How America pays for college 2011
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
State aid to nonpublic schools
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
State higher education finance: 2007
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
College.gov
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
College View
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Best Business Schools
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Who graduates in California?
Indiana's guide to paying for college
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
National Council of La Raza
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Study of institutional research capacity and use of data at community colleges
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
National and state data
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Federal student aid: Graduate and professional studies
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Mission: Possible!
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
College Planning Resources
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Frequently asked questions about college costs
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
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
Higher education research institute
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
MHEC in Indiana 2005-06: Responding to constituent's needs in a changing climate
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Low income student scholarships
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Student Retention.org
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
NASSGAP Annual Survey Repository
Trends in college pricing 2005
Early commitment financial aid programs
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
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
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Trends in college pricing 2003
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Grappling with the access problem
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
GI bill: A reality check
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
NIH loan repayment programs
National guard GI bill user's guide
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
College Board online college planning resources
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
The Princeton Review
Federal financial aid
College Goal Sunday
Learn More financial aid information
Community College Research Center
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Involving families in high school and college expectations
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
EducationQuest
InternationalScholarships.com
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Contending with financial inequality
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Reflections on college access and persistence
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
High hopes, big debts
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Reclaiming the American dream
Trends in student aid 2006
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
KnowHow2GO
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
25 Ways to reduce the cost of college
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
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
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Building an early childhood professional development system
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Student lending's failing grade
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary 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
The case for change in college admissions
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Hearing on non-traditional students
Mobility makers
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Operation College Promise
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
College Search Database.com
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Find the best colleges for you: Focus on information that matters (English and Spanish Versions)
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Preparation for college admissions exams
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
OEDb Online Education Database
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
State education activities to support mission growth
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
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
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Metrics for improving cost accountability
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Student debt 101
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
CollegeFish.org
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy