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Author(s):Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Title:Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Organization:Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Short Description:This working paper is a supplement to the Commission’s Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana adopted in June 2007. The working paper was prepared to elicit further discussion and define action items for moving forward with strategic directions on Indiana’s community college.
Annotation:This working paper is a supplement to the Commission’s Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana adopted in June 2007. The working paper was prepared to elicit further discussion and define action items for moving forward with strategic directions on Indiana’s community college. A companion piece to this document has been developed by Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and is attached. Ivy Tech’s document expands and builds upon the direction set forth in the Commission’s Reaching Higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Working Paper.
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Adult Students
College Access
Community Colleges
Developmental Education/Remediation
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
The breaking through practice guide
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Center on Education and the Workforce
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Making high school students into "college material"
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
I-STEM Resource Network
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Adult college completion toolkit
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Hearing on non-traditional students
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Buying college: What consumers need to know
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Flexible learning options for adult students
Schools, skills, and synapses
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
The future workforce of Indiana
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
McNair scholar handbook
Remedial and developmental education at Ivy Tech
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
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
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
How much are college students borrowing?
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
ACE Online Information Center
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Financial education in TRIO programs
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Insuring college failure risk
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Complete College America
College Savings Foundation
"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
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
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
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
The career pathways how-to guide
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Costs, prices, and affordability
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
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
UA Adult Focus
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Orphan Foundation of America
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A college access contract
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Who graduates in California?
Economic mobility project
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
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
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Latino college completion: California
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Trends in student aid 2012
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Economic mobility of black and white families
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) 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
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Manchester College: Fast forward program
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
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
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Indiana State Profile
Digest of Education Statistics
Why community colleges?
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Do grants matter?
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The art of student retention
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Cashing in on the GI bill
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The College Completion Agenda
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
College for all?
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Higher education budgets and the global recession
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
High school remediation
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
The public realities of private student loans
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Indiana higher education facts
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Indiana college success coalition
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Gateway to College
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
What is "career ready"?
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Latino college completion: Texas
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
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
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Trends in student aid 2011
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Women Employed
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Cohort default rates in context
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
A sound investment: The community college dividend
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
How college pricing undermines financial aid
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The state of American manhood
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
National Center on Education and the Economy
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Education watch 2009
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
OEDb Online Education Database
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Does money matter? II
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Growing What Works Database
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
A paradox of education progress
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
How America saves for college: 2010
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Center for Student Opportunity
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
American Indian higher education consortium
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
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)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Helping adult learners make the transition to postsecondary education
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Access to higher education in Indiana
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
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
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Grappling with the access problem
2002 State new economy index
Admission possible
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
State higher education finance: FY 2003
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
USA Funds
Indiana dollars for scholars
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Just and efficient college finance
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
What works for Latino students
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Educational opportunity for all?
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Database of 21st century skills assessments
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Low-income students and college success: More than money
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Latino college completion: Florida
Latino college completion: State series
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Gender inequalities in education
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Trends in student aid 2010
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
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
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
On the road to success
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Operation College Promise
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Project WIn-Win
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
"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
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
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 impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Indiana's guide to paying for college
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Education Finance Council
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Parent primer on career exploration
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Workers need training, not tough talk
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
The real technology challenge
California Youth Connection
Academic competitiveness grants
The Sallie Mae Fund
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Earnings by attainment
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Student loans and public accountability
Higher education accountability for student learning
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
What's wrong with guys?
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Bridge program planning guide
Returning to our roots: Student access
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Collegiate learning assessement project
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
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
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Recent STEM initiatives
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Student loan forgiveness programs
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Lumina Foundation focus
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Solutions for our future.org
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
The promise and practice of prison programming
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
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Public attitudes on higher education
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Project on student debt.org
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Stats Indiana
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
College access: From the inside out
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Understanding the working college student
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Getting past go: Rebuilding the remedial education bridge to college success
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
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
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Indiana's Cash for College
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Global Skills for Global Completion
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
The workplace realities
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Time to Completion Web Site
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Financial aid in theory and practice
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
The state of learning disabilities 2009
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Campaign for High School Equity
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Developmental Education Toolkit
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
State education activities to support mission growth
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Deciding on postsecondary education
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Diverse issues in higher education
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Back to College (Back2College)
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
State higher education finance: 2007
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
YouthBuild USA
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The Working Poor Families Project
Trends in college pricing 2008
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
"Careers for the future" education program
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
The student debt crisis
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
2012 Household financial planning survey
College is affordable: A pilot study
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The Future Ready Project
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
The global gender gap index: 2011
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Adolescent literacy
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Everybody ready for college
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
The degree qualifications profile
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
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
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Adult College Completion Network
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The condition of education 2011
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Indiana by the numbers
Trends in student aid 2008
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Think college? Me? Now?
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Good Shepherd Services
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
The Workforce Alliance
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Value of a college education (calculator)
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Trends in college pricing 2009
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The work-based learning self assessment tool
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
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
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
The dreaded "P" word: An examination of productivity in public postsecondary education
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Young workers: A lost decade
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Educational Policy Improvement Center
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Student debt and the class of 2008
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
How youth plan to fund college
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Building an early childhood professional development system
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
The new net price calculator for college website
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Why is college so expensive?
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Access and participation profiles
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Reclaiming the American dream
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Trends in college pricing 2006
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
National Center for College Costs
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Prison education program participation and recidivism: A test of the normalization hypothesis
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
A few strings attached: State retention programs
Kids Count state-level data online
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
Reflections on college access and persistence
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Documenting the shift to merit
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
National association of state approving agencies
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Adult learners and state policy
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Lumina Foundation for Education
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Foster youth: Funding for college
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
The Navigator
Education Planner
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?