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Author(s):Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Title:Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Organization:Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Short Description:This report is designed to provide a comprehensive look at adult learning in America at the national and state levels.
Annotation:While many colleges and universities have entered the market for adult students, and while some corporations have encouraged participation in education among their front-line employees as a strategic investment, both federal and state policy remain largely concerned with the traditional educational pipeline. This report is designed to provide a comprehensive look at adult learning in America at the national and state levels.
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Adult Students
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
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Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Steps taken on the path forward
Western Policy Exchanges
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
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
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
College learning for the new global century
Miles to go: Louisiana
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The College Completion Agenda
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Grantmakers for Education
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Economic mobility of black and white families
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
College Access: Indiana
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
A paradox of education progress
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
SREB Factbook on higher education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
ACE Online Information Center
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Advocacy in action toolkit
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Latino college completion in 50 states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Gender inequalities in education
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
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
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Correctional education facts
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Orphan Foundation of America
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
First generation college students: A literature review
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Center for Student Opportunity
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
State higher education finance: FY 2004
2002 State new economy index
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Project Complete
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Education watch 2009
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
College access and success state data
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The condition of education 2011
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
College for all?
Community College 2.0
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Projections of education statistics to 2016
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Windows on achievement and inequality
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Latino college completion: Texas
The College Match Program
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Science and engineering indicators 2012
State policy profiles for completion by design
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
5 Education factors in focus
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
State education activities to support mission growth
The future workforce of Indiana
Gateway to College
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
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
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Graduate Retention Program
Indiana State Profile
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
The funding gap 2007
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Just for the kids
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Building an early childhood professional development system
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Rankings of working-age adult participation rates for 50 states
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Summer Search
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Women Employed
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
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
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Understanding the working college student
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Prison vs. Princeton
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Latino college completion: Florida
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Federal Education Budget Project
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
How much are college students borrowing?
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Lifelong lessons: Non-traditional becomes the “norm” as adults blaze new trails to college
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Access and participation profiles
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Leading by example
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Bridge program planning guide
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Growing What Works Database
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
College for working adults
Indiana college success coalition
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
The Working Poor Families Project
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
What's wrong with guys?
A call to action: Why America must innovate
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Dream it! Do it!
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Education watch online
Postsecondary education opportunity
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
California District Report Cards
On the road to success
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Trends in student aid 2011
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The global gender gap index: 2011
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Trends in student aid 2012
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Innovations in labor market information and their application
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Developmental education in community colleges
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Data sources for improving college access and success
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Kids Count state-level data online
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Digest of Education Statistics
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Nontraditional undergraduates
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
New England Journal of Higher Education
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Accelerated developmental education project
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Postsecondary Access and Success
Education and economic mobility
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Lumina Foundation for Education
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Economic diversity on campus
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
The future at work: Trends and implications
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
The minds of boys
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Driving forces on the road to re-entry
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The Workforce Alliance
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Community colleges under stress
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Indiana by the numbers
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Latino college completion: State series
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Project WIn-Win
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Is school funding fair? A national report card
2012 SREB Annual Report
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
"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
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Improving the odds for failing schools
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Adult College Completion Network
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Recent STEM initiatives
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Colorado Reports
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
The promise and practice of prison programming
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The productivity argument for investing in young children
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Diverse issues in higher education
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
I-STEM Resource Network
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
American youth policy forum
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Indiana department of education: Division of adult education
Stats Indiana
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
College students working: The choice nexus
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The real technology challenge
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Remedial and developmental education at Ivy Tech
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
McNair scholar handbook
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
National Center on Education and the Economy
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The degree qualifications profile
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 edition
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
The Future Ready Project
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
OEDb Online Education Database
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Workers need training, not tough talk
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Returning to our roots: Student access
Exploring careers
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Lumina Foundation focus: Campus connections
The Breakthrough High School project
Education and public safety
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Adult competencies for life-long career development
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
When it comes to school, girls rule
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
NAEP state profiles: The nation's report card
African American achievement in America
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Collegiate learning assessement project
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Education and correctional populations
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Time to Completion Web Site
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
The condition of education 2006
Concerns about hiring individuals with a criminal record - Incentives for employers
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Education and incarceration
Network news: Focus on technology's impact on postsecondary education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
"Careers for the future" education program
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Student debt and the class of 2006
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
National Youth Employment Coalition
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
7th Annual AP report to the nation
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Information constraints and financial aid policy
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
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?
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
National and regional accreditation information
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
College Board swing state education survey
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
The effects of public support on college attainment
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Global Skills for Global Completion
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
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
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Are student employment and academic success linked?
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
National Center for Academic Transformation
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Dispelling the myth - online
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Projections of education statistics to 2015
College is possible
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Degree attainment
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The future of public education in New Orleans
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
School Redesign Network
Educational opportunity for all?
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Financial education in TRIO programs
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The value of value-added data
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Campaign for High School Equity
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Accelerated learning for all
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Participation trends and patterns in adult education: 1991 to 1999
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Higher education accountability for student learning
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Promising practices for community college developmental education
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Women on the rise
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Earnings by attainment
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
American FactFinder
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Ranking of high school to college rates for 50 states
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Do grants matter?
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
How America pays for college 2012
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Everybody ready for college
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Common measures for college access and success
Cracking the credit hour
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Trends in college pricing 2011
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools