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