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Author(s):Gasbara, P. and Johnson, J
Title:A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Organization:Public Agenda
Short Description:A Matter of Trust: Ten Key Insights from Recent Public Opinion Research on Attitudes About Education Among Hispanic Parents, Students and Young Adults, recently released by Public Agenda, reports that Hispanic parents place a high value on going to college as necessary for success in the workforce, while documenting the extent to which they perceive substantial financial and other barriers to college.
Annotation:A Matter of Trust: Ten Key Insights from Recent Public Opinion Research on Attitudes About Education Among Hispanic Parents, Students and Young Adults, recently released by Public Agenda, reports that Hispanic parents place a high value on going to college as necessary for success in the workforce, while documenting the extent to which they perceive substantial financial and other barriers to college.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
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Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
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Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
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Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
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MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
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Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
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The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
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Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
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A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
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State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
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Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
The rise of college student borrowing
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
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Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
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Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
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The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
College Resources for Parents
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Family factors and student outcomes
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
ACE Online Information Center
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
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National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
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How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
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Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Gateway to College
Condition of education 2008
New England Journal of Higher Education
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Center for Law and Social Policy
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Scholarships for Hispanics
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Indiana State Profile
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Community college fast facts
A college access contract
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
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Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
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Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
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Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
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Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
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Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
College access: From the inside out
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
American Indian higher education consortium
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
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Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Prison vs. Princeton
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Advocacy in action toolkit
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Why access matters: The community college student body
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
El Puente Project
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
The art of student retention
Bridge Partnership
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Kids Count state-level data online
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Miles to go: Louisiana
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Student loan forgiveness programs
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Education and incarceration
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What works for Latino students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Do grants matter?
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Latino achievement in America
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Educational needs index
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
Bridges to Success
Gender gap grows
Puente Project
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Retooling career and technical education
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Creating a college-going culture guide
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Telenovelas Educativas
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Pathways to excellence
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
For better science, just add color
Educational opportunity for all?
Returning to our roots: Student access
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
McNair scholar handbook
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Enrollment status and outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Breaking through: Factsheet
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
The funding gap (Spanish version)
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Making high school students into "college material"
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Summer Search
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Education watch 2009
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The future of middle-skill jobs
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Rising by Degrees
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The breaking through practice guide
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
SREB/Go Alliance
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Latino college completion: California
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Parents' guide to student success
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Postsecondary success
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
HBCU distance learning 2010
College planning for undocumented students
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
The student debt crisis
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Grading student loans
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Improving the odds for failing schools
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Parents want to know
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
The Latino digital divide: The native born versus the foreign born
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Trends in student aid 2010
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Steps taken on the path forward
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Latino college completion: Texas
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Ten facts about the recovery
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Paying and saving for college
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Community College 2.0
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The value of value-added data
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Think college? Me? Now?
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
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
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Campaign for High School Equity
The public realities of private student loans
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Financial aid in theory and practice
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Child trends: Education
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
State future workforce gap summaries
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The funding gap 2007
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
College planning resource directory
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Windows on achievement and inequality
More student success: A systemic solution
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Hispanic College Fund
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
What's wrong with guys?
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Preparing for college
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Washington Data and Reports
Earnings by attainment
College: Making It Happen
Developing your vision while attending college
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Projections of education statistics to 2016
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
The family: America's smallest school
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
National and state data
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Student loans and public accountability
High school dropouts in America
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Reaching higher ground: Parental outreach programs at the postsecondary level
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
SMASH Academy
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Mapping your future
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
College is possible
Undocumented immigrants: Facts and figures
Lumina Foundation for Education
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
African American achievement in America
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Improving your child's education: A guide for Latino parents
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
College success programs
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Low income student scholarships
Leading by example
Latinos in secondary education
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
What every student should know about federal aid
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
The debt explosion among college graduates
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
National Center for College Costs
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Stats Indiana
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Trends in student aid 2011
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Operation College Promise
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Student debt and the class of 2010
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Know before you owe (student loans)
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Western Policy Exchanges
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Find the best colleges for you: Focus on information that matters (English and Spanish Versions)
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
How America pays for college 2011
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Student debt and the class of 2011
Adult college completion toolkit
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
An examination of the information technology job market
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Cashing in on the GI bill
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
GI bill: A reality check
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
OECD Programme for international student assessment
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Federal student aid for counselors
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Boys and girls harbor
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Education watch online
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Reflections on college access and persistence
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
American Indian college fund
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
National Urban League Scholarships
Talent Development High Schools
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
National College Access Program Directory
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Financial aid for Native American students
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Trends in college pricing 2006
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Working together school-family-community partnerships: A toolkit for New Mexico school communities
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Excelencia in education
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Learning to enhance campus climate and diversity
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Costs, prices, and affordability
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Measuring up 2004
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Just and efficient college finance
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Achievement in America
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Projections of education statistics to 2014
USA Funds
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Lumina Foundation focus
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Contending with financial inequality
Taxing matters
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Supporting parent, family, and community involvement in your school
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Foundation for excellent schools
Minority student achievement network
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
U.S. immigration: Trends and implications for schools
Raising and educating healthy boys: A report on the growing crisis in boys' education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Education and public safety
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Best Business Schools
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Adventures in Education - High School (English and Spanish Versions)
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Dream it! Do it!
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Spanish services training guide
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Immigrants and social services
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Funding Gaps 2006
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Ed Fund
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
ALPFA Scholarship Programs
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
All Kinds of Minds
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
The state of American manhood
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Education Finance Council
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A parent handbook for career development
Mentors en Español
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grants
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
I-STEM Resource Network
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The future workforce of Indiana
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
The state of learning disabilities 2009
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Finishing high school: Alternative pathways and dropout recovery
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Does money matter?
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Trends in college pricing 2009
Trends in student aid 2009
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Princeton Review 2009 "College hopes and worries" survey findings
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Official cohort default rates for schools
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Trends in college pricing 2008
Facts for education advocates
Flexible learning options for adult students
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Complete College America
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Federal Student Aid at a Glance (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You (Spanish language version)
Financial education in TRIO programs
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
How youth plan to fund college
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
The four keys: Unlocking high school success and the path to college
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Education Trust-West
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
The condition of education 2011
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
The false promise of class-size reduction
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Scaling community college interventions
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
You can go! Educator resources
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Improving community college success
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
The impact of teacher experience
Closing the gap between high school and college
Children of immigrants economic well-being
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
How America saves for college: 2010
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Why is college so expensive?
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Grandparents investing in grandchildren: The Metlife study on how grandparents share their time, values, and money
Trends in student aid 2012
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
How America pays for college 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
On the road to success
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Cohort default rates in context
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Developmental education in community colleges
Community college and high school partnerships
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for counselors and educators
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Student debt and the class of 2009
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
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
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
NAVIGATE: Guide for Undocumented Students
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
National Youth Employment Coalition
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
College completion toolkit
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The Future Ready Project
Early warning indicator systems
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Student lending's failing grade
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Boosting college completion for a new economy
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
College for all?
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Parent engagement toolkit
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Pay scale: Which colleges are worth your investment (college cost comparison tool)
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
The new net price calculator for college website
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Afterschool Alliance
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
College Savings Foundation
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Student debt 101
Indiana's Cash for College
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
What educators should learn from ER
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Mentoring former prisoners: A guide for re-entry programs
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
The effects of public support on college attainment
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
A guide to homework for parents to help their children succeed
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Student debt and the class of 2007
Trends in student aid 2008
College tools for schools
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
The academics athletics trade-off: Universities and intercollegiate athletics
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Institutional aid survey
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Loan forgivness for public service employees
The Working Poor Families Project
Indiana by the numbers
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Black Alliance for Educational Options