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Author(s):Education Trust, Inc
Title:Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Short Description:Examines shortfalls of current requirements for high school graduation and college admissions resulting in the necessity of extensive remediation before high school graduates can succeed in college or the workforce.
Annotation:This issue of Thinking K-16 examines shortfalls of current requirements for high school graduation and college admissions resulting in the necessity of extensive remediation before high school graduates can succeed in college or the workforce. Schools are asking too little of students and teachers, the report concludes, outdated and low-level curricula and low expectations as essential parts of the problem.
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College Access
Employment and Workforce Development
High School
Low-Income Students
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Preparation/College Readiness
Transition to College

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The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
SREB State progress reports 2012
What is "career ready"?
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Improving the odds for failing schools
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Transforming education in America
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Access to success initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Center for native education
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
McNair scholar handbook
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Economic mobility project
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Translations for success
College-bound or headed for workforce training: High school graduates need similar math, reading skills
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Knocking at the college door: California state report
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
American student achievement institute
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
National Association of Street Schools
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Pathways to college access and success
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Catching the Dream
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
College access: From the inside out
Education watch online
Strategic instruction model
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Good Shepherd Services
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Pathways to College Network
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
No Excuses University Network
The value of value-added data
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Making high school students into "college material"
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Summer Search
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Family factors and student outcomes
The College Match Program
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Which achievement gap?
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Closing the gap between high school and college
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
The false promise of class-size reduction
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
The breaking through practice guide
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Education Trust-West
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Afterschool Alliance
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Economic state of young America
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
YouthBuild USA
The future workforce of Indiana
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
New England Journal of Higher Education
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
State of college admission 2007
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Charting a new course for career and technical education
American Indian science and engineering society
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Indian students and college preparation
High Tech High Foundation
Talent Development High Schools
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
Latino youth and the pathway to college
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
School relationships foster success for African American students
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Our impoverished view of education reform
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Education Trust, Inc
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Bridges to Success
Puente Project
Success for All Foundation
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement (Powerpoint)
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Accelerated learning for all
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Women on the rise
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
QualityCore™: Every student deserves to be ready for college
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Differential grading standards among high schools
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Latinos in secondary education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
Colorado Reports
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Why community colleges?
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
African American students and U.S. high schools
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Economic mobility of black and white families
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Encouraging girls in math and science
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Breaking through: Factsheet
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
A college access contract
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
School Redesign Network
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
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
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Learning what it takes: An initial look at how schools are using early warning data and collaborative response teams to keep all students on track to success
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College Greenlight
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Advocacy in action toolkit
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Mobility makers
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Latino college completion: California
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
The national articulation and transfer network
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Mentors en Español
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The future of public education in New Orleans
Middle-class schools for all
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
The minds of boys
Generation Y: They've arrived at work with a new attitude
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Project Mentor
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
Funding Gaps 2006
What's wrong with guys?
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Choosing a college major
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
What is a college culture? Facilitating college preparation through organizational change
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
What works for Latino students
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Are high school grades inflated?
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Your senior year
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Expanding learning time in high schools
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Ohio early college high school initiative
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
The Gates effect
Gender gap grows
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Meeting five critical challenges of high school reform: Lessons from research on three reform models
SMASH Academy
Talent...Opportunity: Prosperity depends on connecting the dots
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
College is possible
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
The middle grades: Putting all students on track for college
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Who goes to college? High school context, academic preparation, the college choice process, and college attendance
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
National college access network
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
Campus racial climate and the adjustment of students to college: A comparison between white students and African-American students
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Recent STEM initiatives
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
A study of admissions officers' perceptions of and attitudes toward homeschooled students
First year college performance: A study of home school graduates and traditional school graduates
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Schools to watch
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
National College Access Program Directory
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Knowledge is power program
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Involving families in high school and college expectations
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
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
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
The future of middle-skill jobs
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Insuring college failure risk
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Are student employment and academic success linked?
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Family firsts: Reach for your dreams
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
SREB Factbook on higher education
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The National Indian Education Study
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
SREB/Go Alliance
The achievement gap where you live
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The Condition of Education 2010
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Project U-turn
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Wealth gaps rise to record highs between whites, blacks, and hispanics
Boosting college completion for a new economy
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Research support for school counseling
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
I Need a Pencil.com
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Is school funding fair? A national report card
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08