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Author(s):Sawhill, I., and Morton, J
Title:Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Organization:Economic Mobility Project
Short Description:This report examines the importance of economic mobility, and discusses the implications of new analysis showing that the significant segments of American society are not benefitting from America's rising economic tide.
Annotation:This report examines the importance of economic mobility, and discusses the implications of new analysis showing that the significant segments of American society are not benefitting from America's rising economic tide.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development

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Campaign for High School Equity
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Summer Search
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
SREB Factbook on higher education
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
The productivity argument for investing in young children
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Latino college completion: State series
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
The hidden costs of community colleges
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Women Employed
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Gender inequalities in education
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Prison vs. Princeton
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Improving the odds for failing schools
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Improving community college success
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Young workers: A lost decade
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Commission to Build a Healthier America
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Family factors and student outcomes
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
African American achievement in America
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Our impoverished view of education reform
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Center for Student Opportunity
Miles to go: Louisiana
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Workers need training, not tough talk
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Enrollment status and outcomes
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The national articulation and transfer network
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Retooling career and technical education
The Breakthrough High School project
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Colorado Reports
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
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Returning to our roots: Student access
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Where are the Black scientists?
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
For better science, just add color
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
African American students and U.S. high schools
Dream it! Do it!
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Windows on achievement and inequality
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The real technology challenge
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
2002 State new economy index
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
The future at work: Trends and implications
A new way on school integration
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Kids Count state-level data online
Stats Indiana
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Solutions for our future.org
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Growing What Works Database
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
College InSight
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
The workplace realities
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
New England Journal of Higher Education
National Center on Education and the Economy
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Community colleges under stress
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Education watch 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Steps taken on the path forward
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
National Coalition for College Completion
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Latino college completion: California
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The College Match Program
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
An examination of the information technology job market
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Adult college completion toolkit
Trends in student aid 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Common measures for college access and success
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
What is "career ready"?
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
On the road to success
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
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
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Latino college completion: Texas
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Children of immigrants economic well-being
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How much are college students borrowing?
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Value of a college education (calculator)
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Deciding on postsecondary education
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
The Workforce Alliance
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Understanding the working college student
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
The Condition of Education 2010
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The College Completion Agenda
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
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
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
ACE Online Information Center
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Latino achievement in America
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
College success programs
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
American student achievement institute
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Foundation for excellent schools
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Postsecondary education opportunity
Education Trust, Inc
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
NCHEMS information center
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Measuring up 2006
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Education watch online
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Center for native education
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Education and public safety
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Community college enrollment
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Opening Doors project publications
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Digest of Education Statistics
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
UA Adult Focus
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Funding Gaps 2006
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
The knowledge we need about race and racism
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Women on the rise
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
What works for Latino students
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Exploring careers
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
College of Adult and Professional Studies
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Learning in a new key
Education and economic competitiveness
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Middle-class schools for all
White students are racially isolated
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
A Better Chance.org
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Starfish Initiative
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
American Indian higher education consortium
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Grappling with the access problem
American FactFinder
Bridge Partnership
Puente Project
Indianapolis urban league: Campaign for African American achievement
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Education and correctional populations
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
How will recent patterns of earnings inequality affect future retirement incomes?
Excelencia in education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
National Urban League Scholarships
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
National college access network
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Minority student achievement network
National Association of Street Schools
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
What’s wrong with the guys
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Do grants matter?
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Rural education at a glance
Public attitudes on higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
School relationships foster success for African American students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Insuring college failure risk
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Financial education in TRIO programs
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Does money matter? II
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The value of value-added data
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
The National Indian Education Study
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Grantmakers for Education
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
A paradox of education progress
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
What every college access practitioner should know about: Unintended consequences, criminal justice edition
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Project Complete
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Condition of education 2008
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Facts for education advocates
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
College access and success state data
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Economic Opportunity Index
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
The state of learning disabilities 2009
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Are student employment and academic success linked?
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
National Youth Employment Coalition
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The degree qualifications profile
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
The rise of college student borrowing
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
The impact of teacher experience
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Latino college completion: Florida
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
The condition of education 2011
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Kids Count Data Center
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Operation College Promise
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Trends in student aid 2011
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Advocacy in action toolkit
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
The false promise of class-size reduction
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Western Policy Exchanges
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
State policy profiles for completion by design
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
8th Annual AP report to the nation
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
California District Report Cards
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
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
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
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
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results