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Title:The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Organization:Casey Family Programs
Short Description:This publication examines how the Chafee educational and training vouchers and other state-based supports for higher education have been working for young adults aging out of foster care. The National Foster Care Coalition (NFCC) has worked closely with six states to examine the implementation of the Chafee ETV Program since its inception in 2003: California, Maine, Montana, New York, North Carolina, and Wyoming.
Annotation:This publication examines how the Chafee educational and training vouchers and other state-based supports for higher education have been working for young adults aging out of foster care. The National Foster Care Coalition (NFCC) has worked closely with six states to examine the implementation of the Chafee ETV Program since its inception in 2003: California, Maine, Montana, New York, North Carolina, and Wyoming. These states were selected to provide a diverse view of ETV program implementation, including state- and county-administered child welfare programs, urban and rural programs, and programs serving either very large or very small populations of youth. This publication documents a select number of young people’s experiences with the ETV program and also shares recommendations from constituents and other stakeholders on how to improve this unique and important postsecondary education and training program.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Foster Youth
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid
Non-traditional Students
Rural Areas
State-Level Information
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Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Postsecondary education opportunity
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Public attitudes on higher education
The education liason model
State higher education finance: FY 2003
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Financing higher education
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
No merit in these scholarships
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
First generation college students: A literature review
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Do grants matter?
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
NCHEMS information center
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
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
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill: A reality check
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
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
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
A few strings attached: State retention programs
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Trends in college pricing 2006
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Student loans and public accountability
Higher education accountability for student learning
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Student debt and the class of 2008
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Connected by 25: Financing housing supports for youth transitioning out of high school
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Student debt and the class of 2007
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
OEDb Online Education Database
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
"Careers for the future" education program
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
State higher education finance: 2007
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
College For Every Student
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
National Council of La Raza
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Low-income students and college success: More than money
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
State aid to nonpublic schools
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Trends in student aid 2010
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Latino college completion: Florida
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Think College Indiana!
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Buying college: What consumers need to know
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
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
The breaking through practice guide
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
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
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Adult college completion toolkit
Student debt and the class of 2011
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
How America pays for college 2012
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
An employment training and job placement program for foster youth making the transition to adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Postsecondary success
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Building an early childhood professional development system
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
How youth plan to fund college
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Education Trust-West
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Understanding the working college student
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Why is college so expensive?
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Student debt and the class of 2009
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
HBCU distance learning 2010
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
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
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
A portrait of school improvement grantees
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Mobility makers
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Operation College Promise
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
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
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Prison vs. Princeton
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Cohort default rates in context
EFC Formula, 2012-13
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
California Youth Connection
Academic competitiveness grants
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The future of public education in New Orleans
The Sallie Mae Fund
The Kalamazoo Promise
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Education Finance Council
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
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
Congressional foster youth internship program
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
YouthBuild USA
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Youth transitioning from foster care: Background, federal programs and issues for Congress
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Measuring up 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
How much are college students borrowing?
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Mythbusting: Breaking down confidentiality and decision-making barriers to meet the education needs of children in foster care
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Insuring college failure risk
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
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
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
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
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
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
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Student debt and the class of 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Represent Magazine
Endless dreams: A video and curriculum to educate teachers about foster care
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Costs, prices, and affordability
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
The debt explosion among college graduates
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
American youth policy forum
Educational needs index
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Trends in college pricing 2003
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Private loans and choice in 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
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Access to the future: Preparing college students with disabilities for careers
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Indiana dollars for scholars
USA Funds
Education Trust, Inc
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
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 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Improving education outcomes for foster youth
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Trends in college pricing 2005
Early commitment financial aid programs
Overcoming obstacles to preparing for college: Perspectives from a rural Upward Bound program
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
Fifty years of college choice: Social, political, and institutional influences on the decision-making process
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
The role of student loans in college access
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Federal financial aid
College Goal Sunday
Indiana family college savings program
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
National Association of Street Schools
Bridges to Success
It's my life: Postsecondary education and training
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Grappling with the access problem
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Admission possible
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Project on student debt.org
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Equal justice works: Loan repayment assistance programs for public interest lawyers
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
Contending with financial inequality
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
College Compass
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
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
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Frequently asked questions about college costs
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Center for Student Opportunity
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
College access: From the inside out
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Project on student debt: State by state data
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Helping Teens Succeed
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Indiana youth group
Guide to colleges for mothers
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Immigration debate resources
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
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
ACE Online Information Center
Does money matter?
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The Millennium Foundation Bursary in Manitoba: Exploring Its impact
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Solving the data puzzle: A "how-to" guide on collecting and sharing information to improve educational outcomes for children in out-of-home care
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
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
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
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?
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Indiana higher education facts
Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs: State Approving Agency (SSA)
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
NASFAA's cash for college
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Center for Law and Social Policy
Back to College (Back2College)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Driving forces on the road to re-entry
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The national articulation and transfer network
Access to success initiative
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
College Board scholarship search
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Indiana's guide to paying for college
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Who graduates in California?
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
2012 Education appropriations guide
College hopes and worries survey
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Student debt and the class of 2010
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
The undereducated American
The false promise of class-size reduction
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Student lending's failing grade
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Gender inequalities in education
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
You can go! Educator resources
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Project U-turn
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Indiana's Cash for College
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Student debt 101
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
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
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
College is affordable: A pilot study
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
An examination of the information technology job market
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Trends in college pricing 2012
The student debt crisis
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
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
California District Report Cards
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Private student loans
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
2012 Household financial planning survey
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
What does research say about 21st century skills?
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
How America saves for college: 2010
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Developmental education in community colleges
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
The impact of teacher experience
Transfer and articulation policies
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Everybody ready for college
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Cohort default rate resources
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
The case for change in college admissions
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Assessing deeper learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Research is action: Disparity, poverty, and the need for new knowledge
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Boosting college completion for a new economy
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
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Shifting trends in special education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Trends in college pricing 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Find the best colleges for you: Focus on information that matters (English and Spanish Versions)
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Grading student loans
Latino college completion in 50 states
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
On her majesty's school inspection service
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
The road to high-quality early education
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Parent primer on career exploration
College View
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Foster care alumni of America
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
A Better Chance.org
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Quality counts 2008
Best Business Schools
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Facts about college access and affordability
Breaking through: Factsheet
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
McNair scholar handbook
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
College for working adults
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
I-STEM Resource Network
Federal Education Budget Project
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The Workforce Alliance
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Economic state of young America
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Gateway to College
Good Shepherd Services
Youth transition funders group
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
Think college? Me? Now?
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Trends in college pricing 2009
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Education watch 2009
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Official cohort default rates for schools
State education activities to support mission growth
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Rising by Degrees
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Mentoring scaffoldings: Do they promote college access?
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: Action alert for higher education leaders
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Complete College America
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Federal Student Aid at a Glance (Spanish language version)
Institute for Educational Leadership
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Finding the right college for you
Bridge program planning guide
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Student African American Brotherhood
TOEFL: Examen de inglés como segunda lengua (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
UA Adult Focus
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
College access and tax credits
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Students with disabilities and access to community college: Continuing issues and new directions
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Connected by 25: Information resource center for youth transitions initiatives
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Mission: Possible!
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Learning in a new key
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Postsecondary Access and Success
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
National and state data
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
National Center for College Costs
Trends in student aid 2006
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Promoting educational success for young people in foster care
Money pals: Foster youth money guide series
Casey Life Skills Learning Plan
Reflections on college access and persistence
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
What every student should know about federal aid
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Cashing in on the GI bill
Veterans benefits administration reports
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
GI bill website
Income contingent repayment plan
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Peak experiences
State of college admission 2007
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
Detailed information on the Montgomery GI bill - veterans education benefits assessment
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
From incarceration to productive lifestyle
GI bill education benefits
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
The effects of aid guarantees
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
College Prep 101
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Pathways to college access and success
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Trends in student aid 2003
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Higher education reauthorization: Issues and options
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
College students working: The choice nexus
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Foster youth mentorship training for program managers
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
NASSGAP Annual Survey Repository
Trends in student aid 2005
Achieve, Inc.
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Preparing for college: Building expectations, changing realities