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Author(s):STEM Ed Coalition
Title:Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Organization:STEM Ed Coalition
Short Description:This document provides information about Indiana's latest education test scores for science and math, college readiness and teacher quality indicators, key educational statistics, and public elementary and secondary school data.
Annotation:Advances in science and engineering are essential for ensuring America’s economic growth and national security, however interest in STEM ed is declining and most students are not adequately prepared to succeed in college-level coursework. This document provides information about Indiana's latest education test scores for science and math, college readiness and teacher quality indicators, key educational statistics, and public elementary and secondary school data.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
Employment and Workforce Development
High School
Middle School
Preparation/College Readiness
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Earnings by attainment
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Accelerated learning for all
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Solutions for our future.org
American FactFinder
Measuring up 2006
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Developmental education in community colleges
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
The Working Poor Families Project
Pathways to excellence
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
California District Report Cards
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Steps taken on the path forward
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Everybody ready for college
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The Future Ready Project
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Workers need training, not tough talk
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Education and public safety
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
The Condition of Education 2010
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
Value of a college education (calculator)
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
The US STEM education model (simulation)
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Diverse issues in higher education
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
The workplace realities
College for all?
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Research support for school counseling
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Boosting college completion for a new economy
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Latino college completion: State series
Adolescent literacy
The national articulation and transfer network
American Indian science and engineering society
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Why community colleges?
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
For every 100 girls...
Condition of education 2008
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and the Humanities: Resource for rural Indiana
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Measuring up 2004
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Educational opportunity for all?
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
Economic mobility of black and white families
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Education and economic mobility
The future of public education in New Orleans
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Prison vs. Princeton
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Vendor product review: A consumer's guide to real-time labor market information
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
IPEDS Data Center
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Gold Star School Counseling
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
College tools for schools
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
The PISA 2003 assessment framework: Mathematics, reading, science and problem solving knowledge and skills
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
First generation college students: A literature review
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Child care and early education state-by-state data
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
Colorado Reports
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Expanded measures of school performance
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Improving the odds for failing schools
Why access matters: The community college student body
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
College InSight
Building an early childhood professional development system
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Response to Intervention policy
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Recommendations for state postsecondary data systems: A report from state data experts
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Washington Data and Reports
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Education counts
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Just for the kids
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Indiana's Cash for College
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
ED Data Express
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Parents' guide to student success
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
SREB State progress reports 2012
Shifting trends in special education
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Schools, skills, and synapses
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Ohio early college high school initiative
Data sources for improving college access and success
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Ohio's career development program
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Digest of Education Statistics
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Kids Count state-level data online
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
The career pathways how-to guide
Ranking of high school to college rates for 50 states
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
National assessment of educational progress: The nation's report card:
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
College learning for the new global century
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Forum guide to education indicators
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
Latino youth and the pathway to college
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
What's wrong with guys?
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Education watch online
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program: Building a pipeline of skilled workers
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Update on Indiana school referrenda
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
College for working adults
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
The global gender gap index: 2011
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
AYP results for 2010-11
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Common Core implementation workbook
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Ten facts about the recovery
The College Match Program
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Supporting our youngest children: Early Head Start programs in 2010
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Success for All Foundation
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, by state
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
The funding gap 2007
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Selected state data
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Building rainbow coalitions
Status of education in rural America
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
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
Rising by Degrees
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Education Trust-West
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
More student success: A systemic solution
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
School funding's tragic flaw
Indiana Partnerships Center
STEM Education Coalition
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
On her majesty's school inspection service
Improving community college success
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Committee for Economic Development (CED)
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
National Youth Employment Coalition
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
What works for Latino students
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
High skills and high pay: 2004 Update
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Correctional education facts
School counselors by state, 2002
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
Schools to watch
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Raising boys' achievement
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
The breaking through practice guide
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Parents want to know
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Latino college completion: Florida
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Closing the gap between high school and college
Increasing the number of STEM graduates: Insights from the US STEM education and modeling project
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Measuring inequity in school funding
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Public education finances: 2010
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Mini-digest of education statistics, 2009
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
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 funding gap (Spanish version)
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Student-to-counselor ratios 2006
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Preparing Indiana for the 21st Century
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
What’s wrong with the guys
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 1: Review of current and proposed graduation indicators
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Federal Education Budget Project
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
The minds of boys
ACT high school profile report: Indiana
Indiana college completion rates 2007
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Indiana by the numbers
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Center on Education and the Workforce
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
High school remediation
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
A paradox of education progress
The achievement gap where you live
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Dropout prevention practice guide
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
No Excuses University Network
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Education Equality Project
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program (Fact Sheet)
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
SREB Factbook on higher education
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
What every college access practitioner should know about: Unintended consequences, criminal justice edition
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Flexible learning options for adult students
Breaking through: Factsheet
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The Workforce Alliance
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Deciding on postsecondary education
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Minority student achievement network
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Science and engineering indicators 2006
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Graduation rates in Indiana: An analysis of various methods of caluculating graduation rates
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Learning in a new key
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Strategic instruction model
Distance education
How diversity affects teaching and learning
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Leading by example
Online interactive pre-kindergarten database
Accelerated developmental education project
An early report on comprehensive high school conversions
ACT high school profile report: National
Education and economic competitiveness
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Understanding the working college student
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Advocacy in action toolkit
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Database of Indiana school referenda
Changes in Indiana school funding
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How much are college students borrowing?
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
P-20 governance
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
ESEA Briefing Book
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The hidden costs of community colleges
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges, and Libraries
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Insuring college failure risk
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Education Bill Tracking Database
Community College 2.0
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Project Complete
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The state of preschool 2005: State preschool yearbook
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Indiana Business Research Center
The promise and practice of prison programming
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Evaluating the effectiveness of technology in our schools
Getting ready for college: What student engagement data can tell us
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Project Mentor
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
A science-based framework for early childhood policy
The family: America's smallest school
Indiana Core Transfer Library
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
It's all about who you know...
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
High school dropouts in America
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Women Employed
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Numbers and types of public elementary and secondary schools from the common core of data: School year 2009-10 first look
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
College completion toolkit
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
State education activities to support mission growth
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
National Center on Education and the Economy
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Commission to Build a Healthier America
The accountability illusion
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
McNair scholar handbook
Gateway to College
California State University: Early assessment program
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Center on Innovation and Improvement
SREB/Go Alliance
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
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
Dual credit in Indiana: Policy barriers identified by the CELL high school-to-college transition project
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
EPAS®: A system that works
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
The STEM graduate school experience: Reflections from minority post docs
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Primary progress, secondary challenge
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Fact book bulletin: College degrees benefit states and individuals significantly
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Standards for quality online teaching
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
Collegiate learning assessement project
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Latino college completion: Texas
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
State policy profiles for completion by design
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Western Policy Exchanges
Bullying and open enrollment
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
The College Completion Agenda
Innovations in labor market information and their application
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Latino college completion: California
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
On the road to success
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Is high school tough enough?
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Empowering students: How Georgia College early college changes student aspirations
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Dream it! Do it!
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Community college and high school partnerships
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Linking career/technical studies to broader high school reform
Office of Indian education programs
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Private schools: A brief portrait
A voice from the middle
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Male and female degree recipients by level of degree from 1997 to (projected) 2009
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
More information on the methodology, data, and terms used in the AP dropout factory story
National Council of La Raza
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
A Better Chance.org
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Knowing how and where to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary training/education
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Three state recidivism study
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Career-related predictors of work-bound and college-bound status of adolescents in rural and nonrural areas
Postsecondary education opportunity
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
College bound seniors state profile report tutorial
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans