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Author(s):Breaking Through
Title:Breaking through: Factsheet
Organization:Breaking Through
Short Description:Around the country, innovative community colleges are helping low-skilled adults gain the valuable skills and credentials that are the gateway to family-supporting careers. Breaking Through, a multi-year demonstration project, promotes and enhances the efforts of community colleges to help low-literacy adults prepare for and succeed in occupational and technical degree programs.
Annotation:Around the country, innovative community colleges are helping low-skilled adults gain the valuable skills and credentials that are the gateway to family-supporting careers. Breaking Through, a multi-year demonstration project, promotes and enhances the efforts of community colleges to help low-literacy adults prepare for and succeed in occupational and technical degree programs. The project is a partnership of Jobs for the Future and the National Council for Workforce Education.
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Adult Students
Career Development
College Access
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Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
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"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Ensuring success for returning veterans
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Buying college: What consumers need to know
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Latino college completion: Texas
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
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
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Women Employed
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Project WIn-Win
Latino college completion: California
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Operation College Promise
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
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
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
State policy profiles for completion by design
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Women on the rise
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Collegiate learning assessement project
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Center for Student Opportunity
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Gender gap grows
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Lumina Foundation for Education
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Economic mobility of black and white families
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
College admission for homeschoolers
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
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
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Anderson University: ADVANCE
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Condition of education 2008
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Center for Law and Social Policy
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Making high school students into "college material"
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
SREB Factbook on higher education
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
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
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
YouthBuild USA
The future workforce of Indiana
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
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
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Time to Completion Web Site
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
College for all?
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The workplace realities
A paradox of education progress
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Expanding the mission: Community colleges and the functions of workforce intermediaries
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
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
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Growing What Works Database
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Deciding on postsecondary education
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Employer guide to adult education for work: Transforming adult eduction to build a skilled workforce
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
McNair scholar handbook
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
The state of American manhood
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
College for working adults
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Students with disabilities and access to community college: Continuing issues and new directions
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
The national articulation and transfer network
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Who graduates in California?
Adult competencies for life-long career development
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Enrollment status and outcomes
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
College students working: The choice nexus
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Educational needs index
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Puente Project
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Correctional education facts
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
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
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Adult education participation in 2004-05
What's wrong with guys?
Hendricks College Network
Graduate Retention Program
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Digest of Education Statistics
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Leading by example
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Western Policy Exchanges
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The Future Ready Project
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
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
Ten facts about the recovery
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Gender inequalities in education
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
The degree qualifications profile
Everybody ready for college
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Adult College Completion Network
Steps taken on the path forward
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
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
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Closing the gap between high school and college
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Community college student survey
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Common measures for college access and success
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce