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Author(s):National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Title:Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Short Description:Current demographic trends indicate a projected decline in educational attainment and personal income over the next 15 years, unless states do a better job of educating all racial/ethnic groups.
Annotation:Current trends toward demographic growth in population segments with the lowest levels of education, combined with the retirement of the baby boomer generation indicate that average educational levels and personal income are likely to decline over the next 15 years, unless states do a better job of raising the educational achievement of all racial/ethnic groups. The projected declines can be reversed only by making a stronger commitment to raising educational levels among all residents, especially those in fast growing segments of the population.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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Colorado Reports
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
The hidden costs of community colleges
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Latino college completion in 50 states
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Prison vs. Princeton
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Improving community college success
Latino college completion: Florida
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
College for all?
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
An examination of the information technology job market
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Higher education budgets and the global recession
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
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The breaking through practice guide
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
The degree qualifications profile
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Ten facts about the recovery
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Steps taken on the path forward
A sound investment: The community college dividend
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Western Policy Exchanges
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
What is "career ready"?
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Earnings by attainment
Knocking at the college door: California state report
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Where are the Black scientists?
Leading by example
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Education and incarceration
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Gender gap grows
Measuring up 2006
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Kids Count state-level data online
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
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
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Workers need training, not tough talk
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
The real technology challenge
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Breaking through: Factsheet
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Growing What Works Database
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
The productivity argument for investing in young children
How much are college students borrowing?
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Summer Search
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Trends in student aid 2012
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Value of a college education (calculator)
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Deciding on postsecondary education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The future workforce of Indiana
Gateway to College
The Working Poor Families Project
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
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
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Postsecondary Access and Success
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
The Workforce Alliance
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
National Center on Education and the Economy
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
I-STEM Resource Network
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Education Trust, Inc
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
NCHEMS information center
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Dispelling the myth - online
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Center for Student Opportunity
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Education watch online
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
American FactFinder
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Stats Indiana
Catching the Dream
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Just for the kids
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
What works for Latino students
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Returning to our roots: Student access
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Opening Doors project publications
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
The Breakthrough High School project
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Improving the odds for failing schools
State policy profiles for completion by design
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
8th Annual AP report to the nation
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
National Coalition for College Completion
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
The College Match Program
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The false promise of class-size reduction
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Education Trust-West
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Adult college completion toolkit
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Financial education in TRIO programs
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Project U-turn
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The workplace realities
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Community College 2.0
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
A paradox of education progress
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
The National Indian Education Study
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Grantmakers for Education
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Developmental education in community colleges
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
A detection model of college withdrawal
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
The condition of education 2011
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Science and engineering indicators 2012
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Operation College Promise
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
The Future Ready Project
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Trends in student aid 2011
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Learning in a new key
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Digest of Education Statistics
Funding Gaps 2006
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Teaching and learning across the class divide
The knowledge we need about race and racism
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
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
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
College learning for the new global century
A new way on school integration
Recent STEM initiatives
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Lumina Foundation for Education
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
What’s wrong with the guys
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
New England Journal of Higher Education
Federal Education Budget Project
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Windows on achievement and inequality
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Are student employment and academic success linked?
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Student debt and the class of 2008
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Young workers: A lost decade
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Facts for education advocates
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
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
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
5 Education factors in focus
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Campaign for High School Equity
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
State education activities to support mission growth
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
"Careers for the future" education program
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
The value of value-added data
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Middle-class schools for all
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Enrollment status and outcomes
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Encouraging girls in math and science
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Rural America at a glance (2003)
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Education and economic competitiveness
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Strategic directions in Indiana education
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Early intervention program and college partnerships
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Measuring up 2004
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
College success programs
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
National college access network
Postsecondary education opportunity
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Data sources for improving college access and success
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
African American achievement in America
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
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Solutions for our future.org
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
America's literacy directory
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
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The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
CPS: A leader in AP growth
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
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Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Where the boys aren't: Recent trends in U.S. college enrollment patterns
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
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Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Primary progress, secondary challenge
American student achievement institute
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Correctional education facts
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Excelencia in education
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
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Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The competitiveness index: Where America stands
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Collegiate learning assessement project
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
For better science, just add color
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
College Access: Indiana
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
UA Adult Focus
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Education and public safety
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Community college enrollment
Washington Data and Reports
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
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
College Search Database.com
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Common Core implementation workbook
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
California District Report Cards
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
On the road to success
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
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The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
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Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
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7th Annual AP report to the nation
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
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Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
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Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
The rise of college student borrowing
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Understanding the working college student
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 edition
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Expanding the mission: Community colleges and the functions of workforce intermediaries
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
The College Completion Agenda
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Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Afterschool Alliance
The achievement gap where you live
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
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
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
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
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Insuring college failure risk
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
SREB State progress reports 2012
2012 SREB Annual Report
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Cracking the credit hour
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Common measures for college access and success
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Leadership to enhance college access and success
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
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
U.Select - Your Guide to College Transfer
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
What educators should learn from ER
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
What does research say about 21st century skills?
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
The Condition of Education 2010
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
National Center for Academic Transformation
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Building an early childhood professional development system
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Which achievement gap?
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Community college student survey
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
National Youth Employment Coalition
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
What works in student retention 2010
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
The impact of teacher experience
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
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
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
College completion toolkit
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
College Board swing state education survey
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
Advocacy in action toolkit
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
HSIs 2009-10
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Five ways education pays initiative
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Project WIn-Win
The case for change in college admissions
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Ramp-up to Readiness
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Dream it! Do it!
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Alabama education quick facts 2007
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
The state of working America 2006/2007: Growth bypasses all but wealthiest few, wages stagnate despite rapid productivity growth
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
State of adult literacy
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Nontraditional undergraduates
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Immigration debate resources
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Accelerated learning for all
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Latinos in graduate education
The context of "choice" in college pathways
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Fact book bulletin: College degrees benefit states and individuals significantly
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
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
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
The career pathways how-to guide
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
National Urban League Scholarships
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
The future at work: Trends and implications
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Puente Project
Foundation for excellent schools
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Minority student achievement network
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The art of student retention
OECD Programme for international student assessment
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Underrepresented minorities shares of undergraduate enrollments
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Educational equity center at AED
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Access and participation profiles
When prisoners return to the community: Political, social and economic consequences
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Investing in America's future
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
National inventory of academic pathways
Latino achievement in America
Rural education at a glance
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
School relationships foster success for African American students
Achievement in America
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
The state of our nation's youth
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Indiana Business Research Center
The promise and practice of prison programming
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
College students working: The choice nexus
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
When it comes to school, girls rule
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Male and female degree recipients by level of degree from 1997 to (projected) 2009
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Science and mathematics education indicators
Condition of education 2008
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
Center for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
College access and success state data
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
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
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Quality counts 2008
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The American freshman: National norms for fall 2005
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
A Better Chance.org
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
White students are racially isolated
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Time to Completion Web Site
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
IPEDS Data Center
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
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
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Indiana by the numbers
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
National Postsecondary Education Cooperative
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Economic Opportunity Index
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
National and regional accreditation information
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
Innovations in labor market information and their application
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members