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Author(s):McDonough, P
Title:The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Organization:American Council on Education
Short Description:Summarizes evidence-based strategies that reduce the college access gap for low-income students and for under-represented minority populations.
Annotation:This report summarizes evidence-based strategies that reduce the college access gap for low-income students and for under-represented minority populations. Clear priorities supported by research for reducing the college access gap include: lowering financial barriers to college, better preparing students academically, directing the focus of schools and guidance counselors toward preparing students for college, improving college entrance and financial aid information provided to students, encouraging parental engagement in the college preparation process, and developing more equitable college admissions policies.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
Transition to College

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How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Finding the right college for you
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Opening Doors project publications
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Condition of education 2008
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Scholarships for Hispanics
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
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
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Education watch 2009
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
College access and success state data
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Trends in college pricing 2008
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Education Equality Project
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
Financial aid in theory and practice
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
McNair scholar handbook
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Who graduates in California?
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
The Breakthrough High School project
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Student loans and public accountability
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Community college fast facts
College bound? Don't get hooked by misleading financial aid offers
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
College Access: Indiana
Helping Teens Succeed
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Developing your vision while attending college
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
National and state data
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
College access and tax credits
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Education watch online
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Grappling with the access problem
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Measuring up 2006
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Federal student aid for counselors
Admission possible
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Financial aid for Native American students
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
American Indian college fund
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
The debt explosion among college graduates
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
College planning center
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
U Links
Sallie Mae financial aid calculators
Mapping your future
College Goal Sunday
College choice website
College Prep 101
Academic pathways to access and student success
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
National Association of Street Schools
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Education Trust, Inc
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Latino achievement in America
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
National college access network
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
The value of value-added data
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Insuring college failure risk
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Family factors and student outcomes
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Postsecondary success
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Which achievement gap?
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Why is college so expensive?
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Afterschool Alliance
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Gender inequalities in education
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
The false promise of class-size reduction
You can go! Educator resources
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Loan forgiveness for specialized instructional support personnel (including school counselors) frequently asked questions
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Cohort default rates in context
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
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)
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
College planning for undocumented students
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
The impact of teacher experience
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
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
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
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
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
The economic case for higher education
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
SREB State progress reports 2012
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries