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Short Description:Provides state-by-state information about higher education preparation, affordability, student learning, completion, and benefits.
Annotation:The mission of the National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis (NCHEMS) is to provide state policymakers and analysts timely and accurate data and information that are useful in making sound higher education policy decisions. This site provides state-by-state information about higher education preparation, affordability, student learning, completion, and benefits.
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P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
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Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Education strengthened when treated as a seamless whole
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Taxing matters
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Tennessee higher education commission: The case for P-16 education in Tennessee
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Access to higher education in Indiana
Office of Indian education programs
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
The Sallie Mae Fund
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Academic competitiveness grants
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Higher education accountability for student learning
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
Retooling career and technical education
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
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
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Catching the Dream
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Financial aid in theory and practice
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
The dreaded "P" word: An examination of productivity in public postsecondary education
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Making high school students into "college material"
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
New England Journal of Higher Education
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Science and mathematics education indicators
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Think college? Me? Now?
Indiana higher education facts
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Student debt and the class of 2007
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The condition of education 2011
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Developmental education in community colleges
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Everybody ready for college
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
College Savings Foundation
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
A next social contract for the primary years of education
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
High school remediation
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Building an early childhood professional development system
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
SREB/Go Alliance
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
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
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Why is college so expensive?
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
The effects of public support on college attainment
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
How youth plan to fund college
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
The nation's report card: Science 2009
P-20 governance
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
The rise of college student borrowing
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Student debt and the class of 2009
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Trends in college pricing 2010
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Trends in student aid 2008
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Economic state of young America
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Center for Law and Social Policy
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
College for working adults
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Deciding on postsecondary education
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
How much are college students borrowing?
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Projections of education statistics to 2018
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Trends in student aid 2009
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Student debt and the class of 2008
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Recent STEM initiatives
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Latinos in graduate education
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Women on the rise
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
College access: A framework for systemic program development
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
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
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Project on student debt: State by state data
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Adventures in education: For parents
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Education Finance Council
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Best Business Schools
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Child care and early education state-by-state data
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Education and the economy: An indicators report
American Indian science and engineering society
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
National Center for College Costs
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Project on student debt.org
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Cashing in on the GI bill
Federal student aid for counselors
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
The art of student retention
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Education Planner
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
College Compass
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Indiana dollars for scholars
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
National inventory of academic pathways
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Indiana Business Research Center
Trends in college pricing 2005
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Lumina Foundation focus
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Trends in college pricing 2003
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Getting it done: Ten steps to a state action agenda
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Preparing students for success in college
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
College is affordable: A pilot study
An examination of the information technology job market
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
2012 SREB Annual Report
Public education finances: 2010
How America pays for college 2012
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in college pricing 2012
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Student debt and the class of 2010
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Trends in college pricing 2011
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
State policy profiles for completion by design
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Grading student loans
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Is high school tough enough?
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
Vendor product review: A consumer's guide to real-time labor market information
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
EFC Formula, 2012-13
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Science and engineering indicators 2012
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
You can go! Educator resources
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
The student debt crisis
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
What is "career ready"?
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Common Core implementation workbook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
School and college partnerships: The missing link
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Financing higher education
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Do grants matter?
Just and efficient college finance
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Measuring up 2004
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Trends in student aid 2003
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Trends in student aid 2005
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
College scholarship fraud prevention act of 2000: Annual report to Congress
Indiana's Education Roundtable
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
NAEP state profiles: The nation's report card
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Adult learners and state policy
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Foster youth: Funding for college
Indiana's P-16 initiative
Grapevine: An annual compilation of data on state tax apropriations for the general operation of higher education
General financial aid resources
Federal financial aid
Learn More financial aid information
Indiana Student Financial Aid Association
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Contending with financial inequality
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
College Board online college planning resources
College Prep 101
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement (Powerpoint)
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
2002 State new economy index
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Veterans benefits administration reports
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
GI bill education benefits
GI bill: A reality check
Three state recidivism study
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Online interactive pre-kindergarten database
Miles to go: Louisiana
Trends in student aid 2006
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
College access: From the inside out
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
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
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Stats Indiana
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
A few strings attached: State retention programs
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Trip to college
National football league high school website: Academics
Kids Count state-level data online
P-16 Collaboration in the States
American Indian higher education consortium
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Access and participation profiles
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Better outcomes for all: Promoting partnerships between Head Start and state Pre-K
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Indiana campus compact
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Facts about college access and affordability
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Parent primer on career exploration
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Who graduates in California?
Encouraging girls in math and science
Adventures in education: For college students
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Trends in college pricing 2007
Trends in student aid 2007
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
How do I pay for college?
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Latinos in undergraduate education
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana State Profile
Mission: Possible!
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
What is P-16? A primer for legislators - a practical introduction to the concept, language and policy issues of an integrated system of public education
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Student loan forgiveness programs
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Mathematics and science education in the states
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Does money matter? II
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Trends in college pricing 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Pathways to College Network
Insuring college failure risk
No Excuses University Network
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Federal Student Aid Data Center
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Panel presentation: More on affordability
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Back to College (Back2College)
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
OEDb Online Education Database
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
"Careers for the future" education program
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
College tools for schools
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
The Working Poor Families Project
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Research support for school counseling
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
The College Match Program
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
HBCU distance learning 2010
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The new net price calculator for college website
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population